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Synonyms for audit

an inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPA

a methodical examination or review of a condition or situation

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examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification

attend academic courses without getting credit

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Per secretary of the Navy instruction, those we audit should not be able to control what we audit, the scope of our audits, our access to information, or the people we talk to during an audit.
Audit committees should conduct more intensive and extensive audits on the eve of insider sales of significant amounts of stock.
Issued in March 2006, the new standards are effective for audits of financial statements for periods beginning on or after Dec.
They need to explain why (the audits) have not taken place, and set up procedures for an audit to take place immediately.
New Edition--Government Auditing Standards and Circular--133 Audits (No.
Rick Clayburgh, North Dakota State Tax Commissioner, said that North Dakota uses the MTC because it represents an added resource to the state's own auditors, and his presumption is that participating in MTC audits makes it easier for the taxpayer than if it faced several separate state audits.
Many landlords use artificial restrictions like this to discourage audits by raising the cost of executing one.
Audit committee: A committee (or equivalent body) established by and amongst an issuer's board of directors or, if no such committee exists, the issuer's entire board of directors, to oversee the issuer's accounting and financial reporting processes and financial statement audits (SOA Section 2(a)(3)).
The Parmalat affair," notes the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) in its 2004 Annual Report, "indicated shortcomings at every possible level: senior management, internal audit, external audit, bank lenders, bond underwriters, rating agencies, investment bank analysts, and the overseers of many of the above.
Many professionals now believe that the Sarbane-Oxley law will eventually demand that external, independent underwriting audits be completed just as other financial audits are required.
Infrared pyrometer with laser sighting: This is useful to conduct temperature audits on all steam-heated vessels of a corrugator.
Privacy audits are one way to monitor and influence the level of privacy protection maintained by organizations, governments, or systems.
It provides a comprehensive view of auditing by examining empirical standards, procedures, and practices and evaluations of conducting and responding to such audits.
Environmentalists, regulators, and industry alike love the idea of audits.