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Proposed Statement On Auditing Standards: Consideration Of Fraud In A Financial Statement Audit : (Supersedes Statement On Auditing Standards No. 82, Aicpa, Professional Standards, Vol. 1, Au Sec. 316; And Amends Sas No. 1, Codification Of Auditing Standards And Procedures, Aicpa, Professional Standards, Vol. 1, Au Sec. 230, "Due Professional Care In The Performance Of Work," And Sas No. 85, Management Representations, Aicpa, Professional Standard, Vol. 1, Au Sec 333;Consideration Of Fraud In A Financial Statement Audit : (Supersedes Statement On Auditing Standards No. 82, Aicpa, Professional Standards, Vol. 1, Au Sec. 316; And Amends Sas No. 1, Codification Of Auditing Standards And Procedures, Aicpa, Professional Standards, Vol. 1, Au Sec. 230, "Due Professional Care In The Performance Of Work," And Sas No. 85, Management Representations, Aicpa, Professional Standard, Vol. 1, Au Sec 333; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2002, Feb. 28, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board Jan 2002

Proposed Statement On Auditing Standards: Consideration Of Fraud In A Financial Statement Audit : (Supersedes Statement On Auditing Standards No. 82, Aicpa, Professional Standards, Vol. 1, Au Sec. 316; And Amends Sas No. 1, Codification Of Auditing Standards And Procedures, Aicpa, Professional Standards, Vol. 1, Au Sec. 230, "Due Professional Care In The Performance Of Work," And Sas No. 85, Management Representations, Aicpa, Professional Standard, Vol. 1, Au Sec 333;Consideration Of Fraud In A Financial Statement Audit : (Supersedes Statement On Auditing Standards No. 82, Aicpa, Professional Standards, Vol. 1, Au Sec. 316; And Amends Sas No. 1, Codification Of Auditing Standards And Procedures, Aicpa, Professional Standards, Vol. 1, Au Sec. 230, "Due Professional Care In The Performance Of Work," And Sas No. 85, Management Representations, Aicpa, Professional Standard, Vol. 1, Au Sec 333; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2002, Feb. 28, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board

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This proposed Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) establishes standards and provides guidance to auditors in fulfilling their responsibility as it relates to fraud in an audit of financial statements conducted in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS). The exposure draft also includes Appendix B, "A Proposed Amendment to SAS No. 1, Codification of Auditing Standards and Procedures (AICPA, Professional Standards, vol. 1, AU section 230, 'Due Professional Care in the Performance of Work.'" In 1997 the Auditing Standards Board (ASB) issued SAS No. 82, Consideration of Fraud in a Financial Statement Audit (AICPA, Professional Standards, vol.1, AU secs ...


Proposed Statement On Auditing Standards : Interim Financial Information : (To Supersede Statement On Auditing Standards No. 71, Interim Financial Information;Interim Financial Information : (To Supersede Statement On Auditing Standards No. 71, Interim Financial Information; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2002, July 26, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board Jan 2002

Proposed Statement On Auditing Standards : Interim Financial Information : (To Supersede Statement On Auditing Standards No. 71, Interim Financial Information;Interim Financial Information : (To Supersede Statement On Auditing Standards No. 71, Interim Financial Information; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2002, July 26, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board

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This proposed Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) establishes standards and provides guidance to an accountant performing a review of interim financial information of: 1. A public entity, or 2. A nonpublic entity that makes a filing with a regulatory agency in preparation for a public offering or listing, and has had or is currently having its latest annual financial statements audited. The term interim financial information means financial information or statements covering a period less than a full year or for a 12-month period ending on a date other than the entity's fiscal year end. The term accountant, as ...


Proposed Statement Of Position : Accounting For Derivative Instruments And Hedging Activities By Not-For-Profit Health Care Organizations, And Clarification Of The Performance Indicator;Accounting For Derivative Instruments And Hedging Activities By Not-For-Profit Health Care Organizations, And Clarification Of The Performance Indicator; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2002, June 14, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Accounting Standards Executive Committee Jan 2002

Proposed Statement Of Position : Accounting For Derivative Instruments And Hedging Activities By Not-For-Profit Health Care Organizations, And Clarification Of The Performance Indicator;Accounting For Derivative Instruments And Hedging Activities By Not-For-Profit Health Care Organizations, And Clarification Of The Performance Indicator; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2002, June 14, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Accounting Standards Executive Committee

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This Statement of Position (SOP) amends the AICPA Audit and Accounting Guide Health Care Organizations (Guide) to address how nongovernmental not-for-profit health care organizations should report gains or losses on hedging and nonhedging derivative instruments under Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 133, Accounting for Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities, as amended. The SOP requires the following: 1. Not-for-profit health care organizations should apply the provisions of FASB Statement No. 133 (including the provisions pertaining to cash flow hedge accounting) in the same manner as for-profit enterprises. 2. Not-for-profit health care organizations should provide all ...


Proposed Statement On Quality Control Standards : Amendment To Statement On Quality Control Standards No. 2, System Of Quality Control For A Cpa Firm's Accounting And Auditing Practice;Amendment To Statement On Quality Control Standards No. 2, System Of Quality Control For A Cpa Firm's Accounting And Auditing Practice; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2002, May 15, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board Jan 2002

Proposed Statement On Quality Control Standards : Amendment To Statement On Quality Control Standards No. 2, System Of Quality Control For A Cpa Firm's Accounting And Auditing Practice;Amendment To Statement On Quality Control Standards No. 2, System Of Quality Control For A Cpa Firm's Accounting And Auditing Practice; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2002, May 15, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board

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Statement on Quality Control Standards (SQCS) No. 2, System of Quality Control for a CPA Firm's Accounting and Auditing Practice (AICPA, Professional Standards, vol. 2, QC sec. 20.03), is being amended to clarify that deficiencies in individual audit, attest, compilation, and review engagements do not, in and of themselves, indicate that the firm's system of quality control is insufficient to provide it with reasonable assurance that its personnel comply with applicable professional standards. By the addition of a footnote, this amendment would clarify the relationship of deficiencies in individual engagements and a firm's system of quality ...


Proposed Statement On Auditing Standards And Proposed Statement On Standards For Attestation Engagements : Omnibus -- 2002;Proposed Statement On Standards For Attestation Engagements : Omnibus -- 2002;Omnibus -- 2002; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2002, May 15, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board Jan 2002

Proposed Statement On Auditing Standards And Proposed Statement On Standards For Attestation Engagements : Omnibus -- 2002;Proposed Statement On Standards For Attestation Engagements : Omnibus -- 2002;Omnibus -- 2002; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2002, May 15, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board

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Periodically, the Auditing Standards Board (ASB) issues an Omnibus Statement. The Omnibus includes proposed revisions to existing standards, either Statements on Auditing Standards (SAS) or Statements on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) that have been accumulated over a period of time. The proposed revisions due to the significance of the issue and cost benefit considerations do not in and of themselves warrant the issuance of separate standards. Therefore, an Omnibus is issued. 1. SAS No. 95, Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (AICPA Professional Standards, vol. 1, AU sec. 150) provides guidance with respect to the authoritative nature of generally accepted auditing ...


Omnibus Proposal Of Professional Ethics Division Interpretations And Rulings; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2002, June 17, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Professional Ethics Executive Committee Jan 2002

Omnibus Proposal Of Professional Ethics Division Interpretations And Rulings; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2002, June 17, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Professional Ethics Executive Committee

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1. PROPOSED REVISION OF INTERPRETATION NO. 101-1A.2 UNDER RULE 101: Interpretation of Rule 101; 2. PROPOSED REVISION OF INTERPRETATION NO. 101-2 UNDER RULE 101: Employment or Association With Attest Clients Former Practitioners and Firm Independence; 3. PROPOSED REVISION OF INTERPRETATION NO. 101-10 UNDER RULE 101: The Effect on Independence of Relationships With Entities Included in the Governmental Financial Statements; 4. PROPOSED REVISION OF ETHICS RULING NO. 41 UNDER RULE 101: Financial Services Company Has Custody of a Member's Assets Member as Auditor of Insurance Company; 5. PROPOSED REVISION OF ETHICS RULING NO. 70 UNDER RULE 101: Member's ...


Proposed Statement On Auditing Standards : Auditing Fair Value Measurements And Disclosures;Auditing Fair Value Measurements And Disclosuses; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2002, June 28, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board Jan 2002

Proposed Statement On Auditing Standards : Auditing Fair Value Measurements And Disclosures;Auditing Fair Value Measurements And Disclosuses; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2002, June 28, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board

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In recent years, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) have required entities to significantly increase the use of fair value for measuring, presenting, and disclosing in their financial statements assets, liabilities, and specific components of equity. The business environment and GAAP that apply to the transactions and events in that environment have become more complex. Along with that complexity and the increased use of fair value measurements and disclosures comes an increasing acknowledgment of the importance of fair values in the financial reporting process. The ASB believes that a Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) providing overall guidance on auditing considerations relating ...


Proposed Statement Of Position : Accounting And Reporting By Insurance Enterprises For Certain Nontraditional Long-Duration Insurance Contracts And For Separate Accounts;Accounting And Reporting By Insurance Enterprises For Certain Nontraditional Long-Duration Insurance Contracts And For Separate Accounts; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2002, July 31, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Accounting Standards Executive Committee Jan 2002

Proposed Statement Of Position : Accounting And Reporting By Insurance Enterprises For Certain Nontraditional Long-Duration Insurance Contracts And For Separate Accounts;Accounting And Reporting By Insurance Enterprises For Certain Nontraditional Long-Duration Insurance Contracts And For Separate Accounts; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2002, July 31, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Accounting Standards Executive Committee

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This Statement of Position (SOP) provides guidance on accounting and reporting by insurance enterprises for certain nontraditional long-duration contracts and for separate accounts. This SOP requires, among other things, the following: 1. Separate account presentation. This SOP concludes that the portion of separate account assets representing contract holder funds should be measured at fair value and reported in the insurance enterprise's financial statements as a summary total, with an equivalent summary total for related liabilities, if the separate account arrangement meets all of the criteria specified in paragraph 10 of this SOP. If a separate account arrangement does not ...


Proposed Statement On Standards For Accounting And Review Services, Omnibus -- 2002;Omnibus -- 2002; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2002, Aug. 1, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Accounting And Review Services Committee Jan 2002

Proposed Statement On Standards For Accounting And Review Services, Omnibus -- 2002;Omnibus -- 2002; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2002, Aug. 1, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Accounting And Review Services Committee

Statements of Position

Periodically, the Accounting and Review Services Committee (ARSC) issues an Omnibus Statement. The Omnibus includes proposed revisions to existing Statements on Standards for Accounting and Review Services (SSARSs) that have been accumulated over a period of time. The proposed revisions due to the significance of the issues and cost benefit considerations do not in and of themselves warrant the issuance of separate standards. Therefore, an Omnibus is issued. 1. The auditing literature allows an accountant who may be associated with financial statements of a public company, but has not audited or reviewed such statements, to state that he or she ...


Performing Agreed-Upon Procedures Engagements That Address Annual Claims Prompt Payment Reports As Required By The New Jersey Administrative Code; Statement Of Position 02-1;, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. New Jersey Annual Claims Prompt Payment Reports Task Force Jan 2002

Performing Agreed-Upon Procedures Engagements That Address Annual Claims Prompt Payment Reports As Required By The New Jersey Administrative Code; Statement Of Position 02-1;, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. New Jersey Annual Claims Prompt Payment Reports Task Force

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Proposed Statement On Auditing Standards : Amendment To Statement On Auditing Standards No. 50, Reports On The Application Of Accounting Principles;Amendment To Statement On Auditing Standards No. 50, Reports On The Application Of Accounting Principles Reports On The Application Of Accounting Principles; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2002, April 30, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board Jan 2002

Proposed Statement On Auditing Standards : Amendment To Statement On Auditing Standards No. 50, Reports On The Application Of Accounting Principles;Amendment To Statement On Auditing Standards No. 50, Reports On The Application Of Accounting Principles Reports On The Application Of Accounting Principles; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2002, April 30, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board

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In response to a request from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Auditing Standards Board (ASB) agreed to reconsider the guidance in SAS No. 50 with respect to the provision permitting an accountant to issue a written report to intermediaries on the application of accounting principles not involving facts or circumstances of a specific entity ("hypothetical transactions"). The SEC has expressed concerns regarding the appropriate use of these reports and whether such reports are in the best interest of the public. Due to the nature of a hypothetical transaction, there is no way for a reporting accountant to know ...


Proposed Tax Standards Interpretation : Proposed Interpretation 1-2, "Tax Planning," Of Statement On Standards For Tax Services No. 1, Tax Return Positions;Proposed Interpretation 1-2, "Tax Planning," Of Statement On Standards For Tax Services No. 1, Tax Return Positions;Interpretation 1-2, "Tax Planning," Of Statement On Standards For Tax Services No. 1, Tax Return Positions; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2002, Nov. 11, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Tax Executive Committee Jan 2002

Proposed Tax Standards Interpretation : Proposed Interpretation 1-2, "Tax Planning," Of Statement On Standards For Tax Services No. 1, Tax Return Positions;Proposed Interpretation 1-2, "Tax Planning," Of Statement On Standards For Tax Services No. 1, Tax Return Positions;Interpretation 1-2, "Tax Planning," Of Statement On Standards For Tax Services No. 1, Tax Return Positions; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2002, Nov. 11, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Tax Executive Committee

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Statements on Standards for Tax Services (SSTSs) Nos. 1 through 8 and Interpretation 1-1 to Statement No. 1, “Realistic Possibility Standard,” reflect the AICPA’s standards of tax practice and delineate members’ responsibilities to taxpayers, the public, the government, and the profession. The Statements are intended to be part of an ongoing process that may require changes to and interpretations of current SSTSs in recognition of the accelerating rate of change in tax laws and the continued importance of tax practice to members. A significant area of many members’ tax practices involves assisting taxpayers in tax planning. An ...


Accounting For Derivative Instruments And Hedging Activities By Not-For-Profit Health Care Organizations, And Clarification Of The Performance Indicator; Statement Of Position 02-2;, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Accounting Standards Executive Committee Jan 2002

Accounting For Derivative Instruments And Hedging Activities By Not-For-Profit Health Care Organizations, And Clarification Of The Performance Indicator; Statement Of Position 02-2;, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Accounting Standards Executive Committee

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No abstract provided.