Audit Guide

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Audit Guide

A pamphlet published by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants providing information about how to conduct an audit under various circumstances. For example, an audit guide may cover a tax audit or an audit of personal finances. While they are not as detailed as the Generally Accepted Auditing Principles, statements in an audit guide are considered authoritative.
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We had FASB, the AICPA through AcSEC issuing SOPs, the AICPA issuing accounting and audit guides that provided GAAP guidance, the EITF issuing consensuses without FASB approval, and an SEC observer that would speak up at EITF meetings and effectively create what we termed "turbo" GAAP.
Known for his expertise in the areas of construction and government, Caporicci wrote the AICPA audit guides on these topics, and he has authored many audit and accounting courses for professional groups, as well as academic institutions.
Grant/Program Specific Acts, Regulations, Or Audit Guides Provided By State Or Federal Agencies In The Administration Of Said Programs; And 9.
To do so, GAO interviewed Education and inspector general officials and reviewed numerous audit guides, agency procedures, checklists, and audit tracking systems.
Forthcoming AICPA audit guides on risk assessment and audit sampling will provide more detailed information regarding the establishment of appropriate benchmarks.
The audit guides work organizations in assessing ongoing, unique workplace issues and elements that affect (positively or negatively) workers' respect, service, and safety The audit also can help raise awareness of issues affecting a workplace.
Revenue Recognition in Today's Business Climate (RTBC)--Revenue recognition guidance exists throughout accounting literature, accounting and audit guides and audit risk alerts for specific industries and the SEC's SAB 104.
116, 117 and 124, however, not-for- profit organizations followed different accounting principles depending on AICPA audit guides for hospitals, higher education, health and welfare, and "other" nonprofit entities as well as other industry-specific guidelines.
Other sources include AICPA accounting and audit guides, industry publications, financial statements of other entities in the industry, textbooks, periodicals, and individuals knowlegeable about the industry.
During subsequent years, new and revised audit guides were issued, and the FASB integrated a nonprofit section component into its conceptual framework project.
CHICAGO -- At the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) International Conference, the IIA today released the second installment of the Global Technology Audit Guides (GTAG), a series of reports that provides chief internal audit executives (CAEs) and their staffs with governance-level guidance and leadership for specific technology areas.
It will be the responsibility of the successful audit firm to procure applicable audit guides.