ADVERSE OPINION Definition

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ADVERSE OPINION is expressed if the basis of accounting is unacceptable and distorts the financial reporting of the corporation. If auditors discover circumstances during the course of the audit that make them question whether they can issue an unqualified opinion, they should always discuss those circumstances with the client before issuing the opinion, in order to determine whether it is possible to rectify the problem.

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BROKER is an individual or firm that acts as an intermediary between a buyer and seller, usually charging a commission.

PROPRIETORS DRAW is when a business proprietor draws money for personal needs, but is taxed on business results (at individuals' marginal rate) regardless of drawings.

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