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This proposed Statement provides guidance on reporting on comparative financial statements, whether audited or unaudited. It requires the auditor to update his opinion on prior-period audited financial statements presented on a comparative basis with those of the current period and specifies a standard report on comparative financial statements for two annual periods. The exposure draft also offers guidance on reports with differing opinions, reports with a revision of a previous opinion, and reports when a predecessor auditor has examined the prior-period financial statements.

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Financial statements -- Standards -- United States


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Originally published by: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; Copyright and permission to reprint held by: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Proposed statement on auditing standards : Reports on comparative financial statements;Reports on comparative financial statements; Exposure draft (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants), 1976, July 30



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