And Even More Ethics - Wk5

And Even More Ethics - Wk5 - There are two very salient...

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There are two very salient points in this scenario. I believe that we often confuse the two; sometimes by mistake, and sometimes intentionally. Having something within my legal power does not necessarily mean that it is the right thing to do. Ethical is defined as, “ pertaining to or dealing with morals or the principles of morality; pertaining to right and wrong in conduct” (Dicionary.com). We’ve already been down the road establishing that morality is a dynamic supposition, and can never be an imposition, so I will leave the question of morality to each person. Unfortunately, the practice of the Two Brothers seems opportunistic to me, but I can’t label it unethical. They provided a service and merchandise, and were not duly compensated. The second part of the scenario is in determining not ethics, but legality. Under Internal Revenue Service Publication 535 (2010), “ accounts or notes receivable valued at fair market
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This note was uploaded on 08/06/2011 for the course ACCT 300 taught by Professor Snow during the Spring '11 term at American Public University.

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