Audit Practice Case Problem

Topics: Balance sheet, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Auditor's report Pages: 3 (453 words) Published: April 9, 2012

|LILTS BERGER & ASSOCIATES |4-1 | |Certified Public Accountants |CW 11/23/2012 | |Ocean City, Florida 33140 | |

October 30, 2012

Mr. Donald Phillips, President
36 Clearwater Lake Road
Ocean City, Florida 33140

Dear Mr. Phillips:

This letter is to confirm our understanding of the terms of our engagement as the auditors of Oceanview Marine Company for the year ended December 31, 2012.

We will audit the company’s balance sheet for December 31, 2012, and the related statements of income, retained earnings, and cash flows for the year then ended. The purpose of our audit is to form an opinion as to whether these statements are fairly presented. We will review the company’s federal and state income tax returns for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012. In addition, we will be available to consult with you concerning the tax effects of any transactions or changes in company policies.

Our audit opinion will be based on our examination, made on a test basis, of your records, documents, assets, and equities. We will not examine all transactions, assets, or equities in detail, and the examination should not be relied on to detect all errors, fraud, or illegal acts that may have taken place. Notwithstanding, should we discover material misstatements resulting from error, fraud, or illegal acts during our audit, they will be disclosed to you. Please note that management of the company has the primary responsibility for maintaining adequate accounting records, for the safeguarding of assets, and for the preparation of...
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