The Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking public comment on the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board's proposed ethics and auditor independence rules concerning independence, tax services and contingent fees.

The latest version of the rules incorporates the board's July approval of a measure banning auditors of public companies from providing certain tax services to their audit clients, along with technical changes passed in November to existing ethics guidelines.

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