audit scope


The range of time or list of divisions in a company included in an audit. The scope of an audit relating to possible illegal activities may be also be affected by materiality, or what period of time or functional areas can be demonstrated to be relevant to the potential legal issue.

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You may want to do a full audit scope so that you know everything will be going in the right direction in the future.

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The audit scope had a list of divisions in it and we were all very happy with it and the range of time we were allowed.

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Max counted himself lucky that the audit scope as defined by the IRS did not include his inheritance, which he inaccurately recorded to avoid taxation.

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