Kan. Admin. Regs. § 74-5-102 - Integrity and objectivity

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) In the performance of professional services, each certified public accountant, firm, and licensed municipal public accountant shall maintain objectivity and integrity, shall be free of conflicts of interest, and shall not knowingly misrepresent facts to others or subordinate the accountant's or firm's judgment to another's judgment. In tax practice, any certified public accountant, firm, or licensed municipal public accountant may resolve doubt in favor of the client if there is reasonable support for that position.
(b) Each certified public accountant, firm, and licensed municipal public accountant shall comply with the following applicable standards:
(1) AICPA "code of professional conduct," including the interpretations, as contained in the AICPA professional standards adopted by reference in K.A.R. 74-5-2(b) (5), which shall be used in determining whether integrity and objectivity have been maintained;
(2) chapter three of the government auditing standards adopted by reference in K.A.R. 74-5-2; and
(3) PCAOB rules, section 3, "professional standards," part 5, "ethics," as adopted by reference in K.A.R. 74-5-2.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 74-5-102
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 1-202 and K.S.A. 75-1119; effective Jan. 1, 1966; amended Jan. 1, 1974; amended May 1, 1978; amended May 1, 1985; amended Nov. 15, 2002; amended May 27, 2005; amended May 19, 2006; amended May 29, 2009; amended by Kansas Register Volume 35, No. 05; effective Feb. 19, 2016.

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