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Statements of Position

1988

Compliance accounting -- Standards -- United States; Administrative agencies -- Auditing -- Standards -- United States; Economic assistance

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Proposed Statement On Auditing Standards : Compliance Auditing : The Auditor's Responsibility For Testing Compliance With Laws, Regulations, And Contractual Terms Governing Financial Assistance Certain Entities Receive From Government ;Compliance Auditing : The Auditor's Responsibility For Testing Compliance With Laws, Regulations, And Contractual Terms Governing Financial Assistance Certain Entities Receive From Government; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1988, May 6, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board Jan 1988

Proposed Statement On Auditing Standards : Compliance Auditing : The Auditor's Responsibility For Testing Compliance With Laws, Regulations, And Contractual Terms Governing Financial Assistance Certain Entities Receive From Government ;Compliance Auditing : The Auditor's Responsibility For Testing Compliance With Laws, Regulations, And Contractual Terms Governing Financial Assistance Certain Entities Receive From Government; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1988, May 6, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board

Statements of Position

In response to findings that a large proportion of independent audits of federal financial assistance were substandard, the AICPA Task Force on the Quality of Audits of Governemental Units was formed to develop a comprehensive plan to improve the quality of audits of governmental units. That plan, presented in a March 1987 report, included a recommendation that "a statement on auditing standards relating to auditing for and reporting on compliance with applicable laws and regulations should be developed and issued." This proposed Statement provides guidance on applying the requirements of SAS No. 54, Illegal Acts by Clients, to audits of ...