Professional Ethics Resources

  • AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
    View the code of conduct here.
  • Tools and aids
    This page contains various documents and links including, but not limited to, Frequently Asked Questions and Basis of Conclusion documents issued by the Division and links to other regulators and ethics standard setters.

Ethics enforcement

The AICPA and state CPA societies participate in the Joint Ethics Enforcement Program. The division's Enforcement site contains information about the enforcement process.

Members in business and industry

The AICPA requires that all members, including those in business and industry, adhere to the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct. The Ethics Division's Members in Business and Industry site has been designed to assist our members with the application of the rules of conduct and their interpretations, as they apply.

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