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There are several different professional codes of conduct.

1. There are several different professional codes of conduct. How does an accountant or auditor determine which code of conduct to follow? Provide examples.

2. How do independence, objectivity, and confidentiality impact an accountant or auditor's judgment? Use examples from your own work experience, if possible.

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1. There are a few different ways. All accountants belong to the state board of accountancy for the state in which they're licensed (or multiple states, if applicable), and they also belong to the AICPA. Many accountants also belong to other organizations, depending on any other certifications they hold, like the IMA, the ACFE, or various other organizations. Accountants are expected to be familiar with and uphold the code of conduct and the code of ethics for all organizations that the accountant belongs to, and generally the codes of conduct are very similar. As far as selecting which specific code of conduct to follow, I would say that the accountant or auditor should follow the code of conduct that is the most stringent and based on the most ethically ...

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There are several different professional codes of conduct. How does an accountant or auditor determine which code of conduct to follow? Provide examples.

2. How do independence, objectivity, and confidentiality impact an accountant or auditor's judgment? Use examples from your own work experience, if possible.

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