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1977

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Proposed Statement On Auditing Standards : Segment Information ;Segment Information; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1977, Aug. 31, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Executive Committee Jan 1977

Proposed Statement On Auditing Standards : Segment Information ;Segment Information; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1977, Aug. 31, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Executive Committee

Statements of Position

The proposed Statement provides guidance to an auditor in examining and reporting on financial statements that are required to include segment information in conformity with FASB Statement No. 14, "Financial Reporting for Segments of a Business Enterprise." According to the proposed Statement, an examination made for the purpose of expressing an opinion on financial statements taken as a whole ordinarily would not be sufficient to enable the auditor to express a separate opinion on the segment information. It states that the objective of auditing procedures applied to segment information should be to provide the auditor with a reasonable basis for ...