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GENERAL STANDARD Definition
GENERAL STANDARD, in accounting, there are ten U.S. generally accepted auditing standards. Within those standards there are three general standards: 1. The examination is to be performed by a person or persons having adequate technical training and proficiency as an auditor. 2. In all matters relating to the assignment, an independence in mental attitude is to be maintained by the auditor. 3. Due professional care is to be exercised in performing the examination and preparation of the report.
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DOCUMENT MAINTENANCE is a formalized system of ensuring that all controlled documents are to the latest configuration or version.
NON-CASH FINANCING & INVESTING is where information about transactions and other events that do not result in any cash flows during the financial year but affect assets and liabilities that are recognized must be disclosed in the financial report where the transactions and other events: a. involve parties external to the entity; and b. relate to the financing or investing activities of the entity.