Statutory Audit

WHAT IS STATUTORY AUDIT?

A statutory audit is a legally required review of the accuracy of a company's (or government's) financial statements and records. It is a process of examining all the financial reports and the statements to determine the financial position of a Company.

The main purpose of statutory audit is to provide an independent, true and fair picture of the financial position of the Company to the shareholders.

WHAT IS THE APPLICABILITY OF STATUTORY AUDIT?
1. For LLP: Statutory audit is applicable if turnover in any financial year exceeds Rs. 40 Lakhs or its contribution exceeds Rs. 25 Lakhs.
2. For Private Company/ Public Company: Mandatory irrespective of Turnover, profits etc. If the company is incurring loss even then statutory audit is required.

WHO CAN BE APPOINTED AS STATUTORY AUDITOR?
A practicing chartered accountant or a Chartered accountant firm or LLP can be appointed as a statutory auditor of a company.

Documents Required For Statutory Audit

  1. Invoices of Purchases and Sales during the year
  2. Invoices of expenses incurred during the year
  3. Credit Card Statements if Expenses are incurred by Directors on behalf on Company
  4. Bank Statements from 1 April to 31 March for all bank accounts in the name of Company
  5. Copy of VAT or Service Tax returns filed (If Any)
  6. Copy of TDS Challans Deposited (If Any)
  7. Copy of TDS Returns filed (If Any)
  8. First you examine Documentary Evidences regarding appointment/reappointment of an Auditor.
  9. Examine Last Year’s copy of Audited Balance sheet, profit & loss account , schedules, notes on accounts along with 3CA/3CB, 3CD & Audit Report
  10. Carefully Examine the internal control system of the company.
  11. Purchase bill File
  12. Sale bill File
  13. Quaterly VAT Return According to Vat Input Output Register
  14. Bank Reconciliation Statement
  15. Salary and wages register
  16. Bills of Various Assets Purchased during the Year
  17. Telephone bill, Electricity Bill for the relevant year
  18. Rent bill( if any )
  19. Verify Vat/CST payment challan
  20. Verify P.F / ESI paid  challan for the last year outstanding
  21. Verify Employees P.TAX paid challan
  22. Trade License for the company
  23. Payment of Advance Tax challan
  24. Verify TDS Certificates with Form 26AS Annual Tax credit statement
  25. Verify Investments papers i.e, FD
  26. Physical verification of stock-in trade
  27. Therefore each and every aspect of accounts are require to be verify with their relevant documentary evidences by the Auditor himself.
  28. All statutory registers.
  29. Last year’s audited financial statement.
  30. List of Directors and KMPs
  31. Sale and Purchase Bills.
  32. List of related party transactions if any.
  33. Accounting data
  34. All statutory compliance data
  35. Stock register if any.
  36. Latest unaudited Financial Statement.
  37. Any other document as and when required.
  38. Trial Balance.

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Process Involved

STEP 1

Getting letter of engagement.

STEP 2

Documentation

STEP 3

Conduct Audit as per IGAAP Companies Act, ICAI accounting standards and auditing standards.

STEP 4

Nature of business

STEP 5

Selection

STEP 6

Forming an opinion on financial statement of the Company.

STEP 7

Prepare audit Report with remark if any.

STEP 8

Follow ups

STEP 9

Attending AGM

STEP 10

Report

STEP 11

Report to shareholders.

Faq's

What is DORMANT COMPANIES ? Show Answer Show Less

A company that has no accounting transactions for the financial year in question or has not started Business since its corporation

What is EXEMPT PRIVATE COMPANIES (EPCs) ? Show Answer Show Less

A private company in the shares of which no beneficial interest is held directly or indirectly by any corporation and which has not more than 20 members OR Any private company, being a private company that is wholly-owned by the Government, which the Minister, in the national interest, declares by notification in the Gazetteto be an exempt private company

Statutory Audit is Mandatory or not Show Answer Show Less

Statutory Audit is Compulsory by law

Documentary Evidences are require to be verify for A Statutory Audit ? Show Answer Show Less

Following Documentary Evidences are require to be verify for A Statutory Audit opening balance verification vouching cash vouching bank vouching cash verification bank reconciliation statement purchase vouching sale vouching journal vouching

who conducts statutory audit? Show Answer Show Less

statutory audit is an audit whcih is conducted by a person or a firm in whcih all the partners are member of ICAI and holding Certificate of practice, statutory auditor is basically responsible for reporting on mistakes , errors which they find during the course of audit.

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