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Write-Up, Payroll, and Other Accounting Services: Managing the Risks

Author/Moderator: J. Russell Madray, CPA, The Madray Group, Inc.
Publisher: AICPA
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Most sole practitioners and local CPA firms routinely provide write-up, payroll, and other accounting services to their clients. Although these engagements involve no technical standards or issued opinions, they are not risk-free. They have generated a surprising number of malpractice claims. This course identifies the risks and mitigating practices throughout the life cycle of an accounting services engagement, from client acceptance to engagement performance to withdrawal.

Topics Discussed:

  • Common Risks and Mitigating Techniques
  • Engagement Planning and Administration
  • Engagement Letters
  • Engagement Performance
  • Fraud and Internal Control

Learning Objectives:
When you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the risks inherent in write-up, payroll, and other accounting services.
  • Identify the risk management practices available to mitigate the identified risks.

Prerequisite: Experience in write up, payroll and other accounting services

Advanced Preparation: None

NASBA Field of Study: Accounting
Level: Intermediate
Recommended CPE Credit: Text, 4; On-Demand, 4
Write-Up, Payroll, and Other Accounting Services: Managing the Risks
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