Plain-English interpretations and applications of the latest GAASWiley Practitioner's Guide to GAAS 2016 provides full guidance toward the latest guidelines and applications of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards. With detailed coverage of the newest releases, this helpful reference explains each standard in clear, accessible language and highlights the ways in which the standards are related. Organized for easy navigation, each statement is presented individually along with explanation, practice notes, practical illustrations, checklists and questionnaires to guide you through the auditing process. The book is written to align with the Statements on Auditing Standards, and includes updates and interpretations of all new Statements for Accounting and Review Services Compilation and Review statements to help you ensure a complete and fully compliant audit. Accounting standards are critical to the auditing process, but frequent revisions and new releases add a layer of complexity to compliance. This book provides interpretation and application notes for all GAAS standards, including all SASs, SSAEs, SSARSs and PCAOB.
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Identifying, interpreting, and applying the many standards relevant to a particular engagement can be the most difficult part of the auditor's job. This guide simplifies the process by combining the standards, explanations, tools, and expert advice into a single, easily navigated volume. For the auditor who needs to be up to date, Wiley Practitioner's Guide to GAAS 2016 presents clear, plain-language guidance toward the most recent GAAS standards, to help you find -and understand - the answers you need quickly.