AT RISK Definition

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AT RISK is the exposure to the danger of economic loss; frequently used in the context of claiming tax deductions. For example, a person can claim a tax deduction in a limited partnership if the taxpayer can show it is at risk of never realizing a profit and of losing its initial investment.

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NOTES PAYABLE are all note obligations, including bank and commercial paper. Does not include trade notes payable.

SCOPE, in accounting, is the type of engagement. The scope of an engagement might be a review, an audit, or a compilation. A scope limitation is a restriction on the evidence the auditor can gather.

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