This article explores the ethical issues associated with accounting practitioners providing financial planning advice to clients about spending down or consuming assets for the primary purpose of satisfying age-pension eligibility. I t may seem that there is nothing wrong with this activity but a deeper analysis suggests that it may be unethical. This article employs a broad framework that may be applied to any situation having ethical implications.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Australian Accounting Review|
|Publication status||Published - Nov 1998|
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