Attests financial definition of attests
attest (redirected from attests)
Also found in: Dictionary
1. To certify or to state under oath.
2. See: Testament
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.
References in periodicals archive
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.