AUDIT COMMITTEE, in a larger or more sophisticated corporation, the board may find it useful to appoint an audit committee whose oversight extends not only to external audits, but also to internal audits, internal controls, and external reporting. Ideally, an audit committee is composed of three to five non-management directors and, as needed, outsiders with accounting and financial expertise. In a smaller corporation the audit committee may be a single director with financial expertise and audit experience who takes the lead in exercising the boards audit oversight responsibility.
ADVANCE CORPORATION TAX (ACT) is a UK Corporation tax, required under
BACKLOG is value of unfilled orders placed with a manufacturing company. Whether a firms backlog is rising or falling is a clue to its future sales and earnings.
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