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.
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.
BRADY BONDS were issued by the Mexican government as part of its 1990 debt restructuring. Named after James Brady.
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