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IMA’s Committee on Ethics submitted a response letter to the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) regarding the IESBA’s Exposure Draft (ED):Proposed Changes to Certain Provisions of the Code Addressing Non-Assurance Services for Audit Client.
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IMA Ethics Helpline
IMA offers an Ethics Helpline service to members of IMA and other professionals. Contact the Helpline for free, confidential guidance on ethical issues.
After a preliminary discussion of the problem to determine the kind of ethics matter being reported, an ethics counselor will respond to the caller. Confidentiality is maintained at all times. The counselor will not provide a specific resolution but will explain how the dilemma relates to the provisions of IMA's Statement of Ethical Professional Practice.
To access the Helpline, please call: (800) 245-1383.
Individuals outside of the U.S. and Canada may have to dial another toll-free access code first before dialing the ethics hotline. Please follow the instructions below:
1.Go to the AT&T Website.
2.Select your country from the drop-down menu (in the box for AT&T USADirect ACCESS NUMBERS).
3.Dial the numbers provided before you dial the ethics hotline number.
Statement of Ethical Professional Practice
Members of IMA shall behave ethically. A commitment to ethical professional practice includes: overarching principles that express our values, and standards that guide our conduct.
IMA's overarching ethical principles include: Honesty, Fairness, Objectivity, and Responsibility. Members shall act in accordance with these principles and shall encourage others within their organizations to adhere to them.
A member's failure to comply with the following standards may result in disciplinary action.
View full IMA Statement of Ethical Professional Practice including Resolution of Ethical Conflict.
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