Even for those with the best of intentions, adhering to a professional code of conduct can be complex. While some situations are pretty cut and dry, others might fall into more of a gray area. Not to worry, Mr. Ethics here to help! NASFAA's Ask Mr. Ethics series provides a forum for members to ask an anonymous question and receive practical advice about how best to deal with the situation while also adhering to NASFAA's Statement of Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct. Email Mr. Ethics at [email protected] with your inquiry. We will make sure your identity remains anonymous if your question is chosen for inclusion in a future column.
Please note, the questions and answers on this page were reviewed for accuracy and updated accordingly on 7/29/2021.