Audits of Public Companies: Survey of Public Companies (GAO-08-164SP, January 2008), an E-supplement to GAO-08-163

Your Institution

1. Who is the person primarily responsible for filling out this questionnaire whom we can contact in case we have any questions?

2. Which of the following best describes [Company name appeared here]?

A public company is an issuer of securities subject to the financial reporting requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Investment Company Act of 1940, and registered with the SEC. For purposes of this survey, mutual funds and investment trusts that meet the statutory definition of issuer of securities are considered public companies.

(Select the answer below that best describes your company.)
1. Multinational public company - 10 percent or more of total revenue from one or more countries outside U.S.
2. Domestic public company - less than 10 percent of total revenue from outside the U.S.
3. Don't know

3. According to an accounting industry database, your primary auditor of record is [Audit company name appeared here]. Is this correct?

Select one.
1. Yes
2. No - please fill in box below
3. Don't know

  IF NOT CORRECT: What is the name of your current auditor of record?

4. In which year was this firm first employed as your primary auditor of record?

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