GENERALLY ACCEPTED AUDITING STANDARDS Definition

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GENERALLY ACCEPTED AUDITING STANDARDS (GAAS), in the US, are the broad rules and guidelines set down by the Auditing Standards Board of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). In carrying out work for a client, a certified public accountant would apply the generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) if they fail to do so, they can be held to be in violation of the AICPAs code of professional ethics.

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MONETARY COMPENSATORY AMOUNTS (MCA), in the European Community, is a complex system of subsidies and levies with the intent of smoothing currency-related distortions in EC cross border farm trade.

EOY is End Of Year.

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