August 31, 2009 letter commenting on AICPA's Auditing Standards Board (ASB) May 2009 Exposure Draft of Proposed Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) on External Confirmations

Published: Aug 31, 2009. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 2009.

Additional Materials:

Contact:

Jeanette M. Franzel
(202) 512-9471
contact@gao.gov

 

Office of Public Affairs
(202) 512-4800
youngc1@gao.gov

This letter provides the U.S. Government Accountability Office's (GAO) comments on the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Auditing Standards Board's (ASB) proposed statement on auditing standards. Except for serious concerns about retaining the presumptive requirement to request confirmation of accounts receivable, we support the proposed standard. This concern, along with our comments on other aspects of the proposed standard, is noted below.

Apr 5, 2017

Mar 31, 2017

Feb 23, 2017

Feb 16, 2017

Feb 15, 2017

Feb 9, 2017

Jan 12, 2017

Dec 9, 2016

Nov 15, 2016

Looking for more? Browse all our products here