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Attest

1. To certify or to state under oath.

2. See: Testament.

attest

To witness by observation and signature,as one who attests that another has signed a real estate contract.Contrast with acknowledgment,in which the signer states he or she signed the document voluntarily,and then a notary public or other such individual affixes his or her signature and seal as evidence of hearing the acknowledgment and witnessing the signing.

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If the mortgage broker and lender really want an attest report from a CPA, then the CPA has an obligation to perform that engagement and follow the appropriate professional standards.
The California Board of Accountancy launched the study of California's 500-hour, attest experience requirement for CPA licensure.
Results of a national survey also will be included as part of the CBA's final report on the attest experience requirement.