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engagement letter


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A letter used by an auditor to define clearly the scope of the auditors’ responsibilities in an engagement. It provides written confirmation of the auditors’ acceptance of the appointment, the scope of the audit, the form of the report, and details of any non-audit services to be provided. It is usual to discuss the contents of the letter with the management of the business to be audited before sending it.

Subjects: Accounting.


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