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OBJECT COST Definition
OBJECT COST is the total cost of producing an item: direct cost (labor & material) + overhead cost = Total Object Cost.
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GOVERNMENTAL ACCOUNTING STANDARDS BOARD (GASB) is a nonprofit organization responsible for establishing and improving accounting and financial reporting standards for governmental units.
INTERNAL AUDIT is an independent appraisal function established within an organization to examine and evaluate its activities as a service to the organization. The objective of internal auditing is to assist members of the organization in the effective discharge of their responsibilities. To this end, internal auditing furnishes them with analyses, appraisals, recommendations, counsel, and information concerning the activities reviewed. The audit objective includes promoting effective control at reasonable cost. Occasionally a corporation may contract an external auditor or firm to conduct its internal audit function.