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Proposed Statement On Auditing Standards No. 103 (Redrafted): Audit Documentation; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2008, April 30, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board Jan 2008

Proposed Statement On Auditing Standards No. 103 (Redrafted): Audit Documentation; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2008, April 30, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board

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Audit Documentation: Supplementary Material; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2008, April 30, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board Jan 2008

Audit Documentation: Supplementary Material; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2008, April 30, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board

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Proposed Statement On Auditing Standards : Audit Documentation;Audit Documentation; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2005, Jan. 12, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Audit Documentation Task Force Jan 2005

Proposed Statement On Auditing Standards : Audit Documentation;Audit Documentation; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2005, Jan. 12, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Audit Documentation Task Force

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This exposure draft introduces a proposed Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) that will replace SAS No. 96, Audit Documentation (AICPA, Professional Standards, vol. 1, AU sec. 339). This proposed SAS establishes standards and provides guidance to an auditor on audit documentation for audits of financial statements or other financial information being reported on. Issues surrounding audit documentation continue to be discussed due to events affecting the profession that post-date the development and issuance of SAS No. 96. Specifically, some state regulators and government auditors seek more uniformity in the preparation, filing, and retention of audit documentation of nonissuers. Audit documentation ...


Proposed Statement On Auditing Standards And Statement On Standards For Attestation Engagements : Audit Documentation;Audit Documentation; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2001, June 27, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Audit Documentation Task Force Jan 2001

Proposed Statement On Auditing Standards And Statement On Standards For Attestation Engagements : Audit Documentation;Audit Documentation; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 2001, June 27, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Audit Documentation Task Force

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The proposed Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) provides an updated framework within which the auditor can exercise professional judgment in determining the nature and extent of audit documentation needed to comply with professional standards. The guidance in the current documentation standard, which is SAS No. 41, Working Papers (AICPA, Professional Standards, vol. 1, AU sec. 339), has not been significantly changed since September 1967. Given the changes in the auditing environment in recent years, the Auditing Standards Board (ASB) undertook to develop guidance that would provide an updated framework for practitioners performing audits of financial statements. The proposed SAS and ...


Proposed Statement On Auditing Standards : Working Papers ;Working Papers; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1981, Apr. 27, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board Jan 1981

Proposed Statement On Auditing Standards : Working Papers ;Working Papers; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1981, Apr. 27, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Board

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This proposed Statement supersedes SAS No. 1, section 338, "Working Papers." The revision of section 338 was undertaken primarily because there is some confusion in the profession as to whether the section requires the preparation of working papers. The main purpose of the proposed SAS is to make it clear that working papers are required.