Essay on Ethics And The Ethical Dilemma

1358 Words Sep 29th, 2016 6 Pages
Introduction

The purpose of this research is to make emphasis on how important is in accounting to have Ethics. This will be a qualitative research since it will be descriptive about ethics in accounting.

Ethic is a term that refers to a moral system, and code that provides criteria evaluation. An ethical dilemma describes when an individual or group experiment by testing their own ethics. Many of these dilemmas are easily to be identified and resolved. For example, by calling your boss when falsely claiming to be ill is a temptation that will risk your personal ethics.

As an Accountant, it is extremely important to be an ethical person; this would help the position to be more exclusive and help gain the trust of clients, employees and with the general public. By not considering ethics, it could affect the resources that are allocated for the economy. Accountants are extremely dependable because of their professionalism and knowledge of ethical codes.

There are two types of accountants, a ‘Public accountant’ who provides professional services such as taxation service and assurance to all type of clients without a fee, , and there are ‘Accountant in Business’ who is employed by a private or public business or organization. Both, Public Accountants and Accountants in Business maintain a private relationship with their clients. This relationship, assures that the Accountant has responsibilities that guarantee satisfaction in the performance of duties. Accounts should…

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