AUDITING STANDARDS Definition

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AUDITING STANDARDS provide minimum guidance for the auditor that helps determine the extent of audit steps and procedures that should be applied to fulfill the audit objective. They are the criteria or yardsticks against which the quality of the audit results are evaluated.

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OPERATING EFFECTIVENESS is how an internal control was applied, the consistency with which it was applied, and by whom.

RFID is Radio Frequency Identification Tag. An RFID is attached to and identifies a thing such as an item in inventory, a case of items, a pallet of cases, a car passing through a reader on a toll way, or a person passing through a doorway.  It is like a UPC (universal product code) on items in a store, but can be scanned from a longer distance.  A transceiver sends an activating signal and receives identification information.  An active RFID tag has an internal battery and has a longer range than a passive tag which is powered by the radio signal it receives.

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