GAAS Standards vs. GAGAS Standards Comparison Essay by cee-cee

GAAS Standards vs. GAGAS Standards
A comparison of generally accepted auditing standards -- GAAS and the generally accepted government auditing standards -- GAGAS.
# 110442 | 1,031 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 23, 2008 in Accounting (Financial)


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Description:

This paper discusses the different methods of accounting that are being adopted to be used in both the public as well as private sectors. It particularly focuses on generally accepted auditing standards -- GAAS and the generally accepted government auditing standards -- GAGAS. The paper discusses each method and compares their use in private and public sectors.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Accounting an Auditing Standards. <http://www.adb.org/Documents/Books/Diagnostic_Study_Accounting_Auditing/RMI/chap_04.pdf>
  • Broadus, William A. GAAS vs GAGAS: how to report on internal controls. Journal of Accountancy, February 1990, vol. 17, no. 1, pp: 6-10.
  • Generally Accepted Auditing Standards. <http://www.investopedia.com/terms/g/gaas.asp>
  • Riahi-Belkaoui, Ahmed. Morality in Accounting. Quorum Books. 1992.
  • RPF Guide. The Georgia Deptt of Audit & Accounts. 2003. <https://www.audits.state.ga.us/internet/nalgad/rfpguide.html>

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APA Format

GAAS Standards vs. GAGAS Standards (2008, December 23) Retrieved October 31, 2014, from http://www.academon.com/comparison-essay/gaas-standards-vs-gagas-standards-110442/

MLA Format

"GAAS Standards vs. GAGAS Standards" 23 December 2008. Web. 31 October. 2014. <http://www.academon.com/comparison-essay/gaas-standards-vs-gagas-standards-110442/>

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