SHIPPING DOCUMENT Definition

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SHIPPING DOCUMENT is a document prepared when goods are shipped. It lists the date shipped, the customer, method of shipment, and quantities and specifications of goods shipped.

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DISCLOSURE PRINCIPLE states that any and all information that affects the full understanding of a companys financial statements must be include with the financial statements. Some items may not affect the ledger accounts directly. These would be included in the form of accompanying notes. Examples of such items are outstanding lawsuits, tax disputes, and company takeovers.

INHERENT LIMITATION is whether the potential effectiveness of an entity's internal control is subject to inherent limitations, e.g., human fallibility, collusion, and management override.

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