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Proposed Audit And Accounting Guide : Life And Health Insurance Entities;Life And Health Insurance Entities; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1998, Sept. 4, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Life Insurance Audit Guide Task Force Jan 1998

Proposed Audit And Accounting Guide : Life And Health Insurance Entities;Life And Health Insurance Entities; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1998, Sept. 4, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Life Insurance Audit Guide Task Force

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The proposed Guide discusses those aspects of accounting and auditing unique to life and health insurance entities and was developed to assist life and health insurance entities in preparing financial statements in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and to assist independent auditors in auditing and reporting on those financial statements. In addition, the proposed Guide contains significant discussions of statutory accounting practices (SAP) that includes laws, regulations, and administrative rulings adopted by the various states that govern the operations and reporting requirements of life insurance entities. Because this is a category B GAAP document as defined by SAS ...


Proposed Statement Of Position : Auditor's Reports On Statutory Financial Statements Of Insurance Enterprises : Proposed Amendment To Aicpa Audit And Accounting Guide, Audits Of Property And Liability Insurance Companies, And Aicpa Industry Audit Guide, Audits Of Stock Life Insurance Companies ;Auditor's Reports On Statutory Financial Statements Of Insurance Enterprises : Proposed Amendment To Aicpa Audit And Accounting Guide, Audits Of Property And Liability Insurance Companies, And Aicpa Industry Audit Guide, Audits Of Stock Life Insurance Companies; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1994, Aug. 12, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Insurance Companies Committee Jan 1994

Proposed Statement Of Position : Auditor's Reports On Statutory Financial Statements Of Insurance Enterprises : Proposed Amendment To Aicpa Audit And Accounting Guide, Audits Of Property And Liability Insurance Companies, And Aicpa Industry Audit Guide, Audits Of Stock Life Insurance Companies ;Auditor's Reports On Statutory Financial Statements Of Insurance Enterprises : Proposed Amendment To Aicpa Audit And Accounting Guide, Audits Of Property And Liability Insurance Companies, And Aicpa Industry Audit Guide, Audits Of Stock Life Insurance Companies; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1994, Aug. 12, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Insurance Companies Committee

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This proposed statement of position (SOP) addresses auditors' considerations in reporting on statutory financial statements of insurance enterprises. The proposed SOP: 1. Rescinds SOP 90-10, Reports on Audited Financial Statements of Property and Liability Insurance Companies. 2. Discusses matters auditors should include in their reports when issuing limited or general distribution reports on statutory financial statements. 3. Discusses matters auditors should evaluate when considering issuing limited distribution reports on statutory financial statements. 4. Clarifies auditors' reporting on the statutory financial statements of mutual life insurance enterprises. This SOP would be applied to audits of financial statements for years ended on ...


Proposed Audit And Accounting Guide : Audits Of Property And Liability Insurance Companies;Audits Of Property And Liability Insurance Companies; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1987, July 22, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Insurance Companies Committee Jan 1987

Proposed Audit And Accounting Guide : Audits Of Property And Liability Insurance Companies;Audits Of Property And Liability Insurance Companies; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1987, July 22, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Insurance Companies Committee

Statements of Position

This audit and accounting guide, which supersedes the 1966 AICPA Industry Audit Guide, Fire and Casualty Insurance Companies and the statements of position that amended that guide, has been prepared to assist the independent auditor in examining and reporting on financial statements of property and liability insurance companies. This guide describes those operating conditions and auditing procedures that are unique to the industry and illustrates the form and content of financial statements and disclosures for property and liability insurance companies, pools, syndicates, and other organizations such as governmental insurance pools. Chapter 1 discusses the nature, conduct, and regulation of the ...


Accounting For Asserted And Unasserted Medical Malpractice Claims Of Health Care Providers And Related Issues; Statement Of Position 87-1;, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Accounting Standards Division Jan 1983

Accounting For Asserted And Unasserted Medical Malpractice Claims Of Health Care Providers And Related Issues; Statement Of Position 87-1;, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Accounting Standards Division

Statements of Position

This proposed statement provides guidance on applying generally accepted accounting principles in accounting for uninsured asserted and unasserted medical malpractice claims, captive insurance companies, retrospectively rated premiums, claims-made insurance policies, and trust funds of health care providers. The statement supplements the AICPA Hospital Audit guide. In general, the accrual of the estimated cost of uninsured asserted and unasserted medical malpractice claims should be based primarily on the health provider's own experience. A health care provider insured under a claims-made policy should accrue the cost of providing tail coverage at the end of the current period. A retrospectively rated insurance ...


Proposed Statement Of Position On Accounting For Title Insurance Companies;Accounting For Title Insurance Companies; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1979, March 16, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Insurance Companies Committee Jan 1979

Proposed Statement Of Position On Accounting For Title Insurance Companies;Accounting For Title Insurance Companies; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1979, March 16, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Insurance Companies Committee

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The AICPA Insurance Companies Committee has reviewed existing accounting literature dealing with variances between (a) generally accepted accounting principles and (b) practices prescribed or permitted by insurance regulatory authorities as those practices relate to title insurance companies and has identified areas in which further clarification seems necessary. The committee has also identified certain areas that are not covered in present accounting literature. An exposure draft of a proposed statement of position on Accounting for Title Insurance Companies was issued for comment on May 1, 1978, and a public hearing on it was held on July 17, 1978. Comments received on ...


Proposed Statement Of Position On Confirmation Of Insurance Policies In Force : Audits Of Stock Life Insurance Companies;Confirmation Of Insurance Policies In Force : Audits Of Stock Life Insurance Companies Audits Of Stock Life Insurance Companies; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1978, Apr. 5, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Division Jan 1978

Proposed Statement Of Position On Confirmation Of Insurance Policies In Force : Audits Of Stock Life Insurance Companies;Confirmation Of Insurance Policies In Force : Audits Of Stock Life Insurance Companies Audits Of Stock Life Insurance Companies; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1978, Apr. 5, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Division

Statements of Position

The audit guide suggests confirmation of insurance policies in force directly with policyholders; however, the audit guide does not discuss circumstances when confirmation would be appropriate and, as a result, practice has varied. The purpose of the Statement of Position is to identify those circumstances in which the independent auditor ordinarily should confirm insurance policies in force. This Statement of Postiion is applicable to both stock and mutual life insurance companies.


Proposed Statement Of Position On Accounting For Title Insurance Companies : A Proposed Recommendation To The Financial Accounting Standards Board;Accounting For Title Insurance Companies; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1978, May 1, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Accounting Standards Division Jan 1978

Proposed Statement Of Position On Accounting For Title Insurance Companies : A Proposed Recommendation To The Financial Accounting Standards Board;Accounting For Title Insurance Companies; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1978, May 1, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Accounting Standards Division

Statements of Position

In recent years, accountants, investors, and other users of financial statements have expressed concern over the acceptability of accounting alternatives for similar business transactions. The accounting standards division believes that it is not desirable to have acceptable accounting alternatives in the title insurance industry. Therefore, this statement of position expresses the division's recommendations on accounting methods that should be used in the areas in which accounting alternatives exist.


Proposed Statement Of Position On Accounting For Investments Of Stock Life Insurance Companies;Accounting For Investments Of Stock Life Insurance Companies; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1978, Aug. 4, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Insurance Companies Committee Jan 1978

Proposed Statement Of Position On Accounting For Investments Of Stock Life Insurance Companies;Accounting For Investments Of Stock Life Insurance Companies; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1978, Aug. 4, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Insurance Companies Committee

Statements of Position

In 1972, the AICPA Insurance Companies Committee issued the industry audit guide, Audits of Stock Life Insurance Companies (referred to in this statement of position as "guide"). Part II of the guide, which discusses the application of generally accepted accounting principles, includes a section on the "Valuation of Investments and Recognition of Realized and Unrealized Gains (Losses) Thereon." That section (p. 89) outlines five acceptable methods of accounting for gains or losses on the sale of all equity securities except preferred stocks. The accounting standards division believes that it is not desirable to have five alternative accounting methods for accounting ...


Proposed Statement Of Position On Accounting For Property And Liability Insurance Companies;Accounting For Property And Liability Insurance Companies; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1977, Oct. 31, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Insurance Companies Committee Jan 1977

Proposed Statement Of Position On Accounting For Property And Liability Insurance Companies;Accounting For Property And Liability Insurance Companies; Exposure Draft (American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants), 1977, Oct. 31, American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants. Insurance Companies Committee

Statements of Position

In recent years, accountants, investors, and other users of financial statements have expressed concern over the acceptability of alternative accounting methods for similar business transactions. The Accounting Standards Division believes that it is not desirable to have acceptable alternative accounting methods in the property and liability insurance industry. Therefore, the Division is expressing in this Statement its position on preferable accounting methods in each of the areas in which alternative:; exist, except for the issue of discounting loss reserves as more fully described on page 11, and the issue of using anticipated investment income in the computation of premium deficiencies ...