A CPA sole practitioner purchased stock in a client corporation and placed it in a trust as an educational fund

A CPA sole practitioner purchased stock in a client corporation and placed it in a trust as an educational fund for the CPA’s minor child. The trust securities were not material to the CPA but were material to the child’s personal net worth. Would the independence of the CPA be considered to be impaired with respect to the client? Group of answer choices No, because the CPA does not have a material indirect financial interest in the client. Yes, because the stock is a direct financial interest. No, because the CPA does not have a direct financial interest in the client. Yes, because the stock is an indirect financial interest that is material to the CPA’s child.


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