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Final audit means when the audit is done after the close of financial year or when the final accounts are prepared. The audit is completed in one continuous session. Advantages of Final Audit Less danger of manipulation of figures after they have been checked. Auditor need not maintain a big establishment for this purpose. Preparation of time table for audit …

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Continuous audit means when the auditor visits his client in regular or irregular intervals during the financial year and checks each and every transaction and at the end of the year, he checks the profit and loss account and balance sheet. Business Where the Continuous Audit is Applicable Where it is desired to present the accounts just after the close …

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Types of audit can be classified as under:- Statutory Audit:- Where the appointment of the auditors, manner of audit, contents of audit reports etc are specifically mentioned in the Act, the audit conducted according to them is called statutory audit. Statutory audit is carried each year by an auditor, is called statutory auditor. In India, the accounts of joint stock …

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A question often arises in the minds of businessmen whether audit is luxury or not. They say accounting is necessity and auditing is a wastage of time and money. Auditing may be luxury from the point of view of an ordinary businessman because of following reasons:- The remuneration paid to the auditor is an unnecessary waste of funds. Too many …

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Following are the differences between book keeping, accountancy and auditing:- Book keeping as an art of recording the business transactions in the books of original entry and the ledgers. Accountancy means compilation of accounts in such a way that one is in position to know the state of affairs of the business. The auditing means the verification of vouchers to …

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Advantage of auditing can be grouped under the following catagories:- FOR BUSINESS ITSELF It helps the management in detection of errors and frauds. It helps the management in obtaining loans from banks and other financial institutions as the audited statements are relied upon. It builds up the reputation of the business. Auditors can give concrete suggestion regarding improvement of business …

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Main objects:- To verify the fair view and correctness of the accounts, balance sheet and profit and loss account as per the companies act and other related laws. Secondary Objects:-  As given below:- a) Detection and Prevention of Errors:- as follows:- Error of Omissions:- When a transaction is incorrectly recorded either wholly or partly. For example – wrong casting, wrong …

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Audit is the examination of the books, accounts, voucher of a business to satisfy the auditor that the balance sheet is properly prepared and is showing the true and fair view of the state of affairs of the business and the profit and loss account gives a true and fair view of the profit or loss for the financial period …

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Illustration: Mr. X who is 35 years old and employed in M/s ABC Ltd., has the following details relating to his income and investment during financial year 2016-17:- Basic pay                                                                                         Rs. 300000/= Commission on sales                                                   …

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Illustration : Mr. X is a retail trader. He is 40 years old. He submits the following particulars of his income and investments during financial year 2015-16:- Net income from business 500000/= Interest from taxable bonds Rs.17000/= Interest from saving bank accounts Rs.15000/= Long term capital gain on sale of jewellery Rs. 14000/= Interest from PPF account Rs.10000/= Medical Insurance …


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