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Audit Services in India

There is various audit some are mandatory some are voluntarily done by an individual or businesses. Audit services in India can be categorized in the below points:

Statutory Audits: Under this comes various audits as required by statutory that can be under the income tax, under company laws, under banking laws, under GST laws, so this category has a huge scope under audit services in India.

Internal Audits: This is mandatory for certain classes however mostly organization makes it a part of the business because of its significance in assessing the organization current affairs and preventing and detecting any error or frauds.

Management Audit: This category of the audit is to assess and recommend the resources, asset, strategies followed by the organization is in the right shape and going in a planned direction.

 

Similarly, there are other important audits such as stock audit, due diligence audit, forensic audit and so on.

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Statutory Audits in India:

 In India, statutory audits are conducted for each fiscal year (For the period 1st April to 31st March) and not the calendar year. The most common important two statutory audits are:

Company Audit:

Company Audits is governed by the Companies Act, 2013. Company audit has the objective of reporting the state of the company’s accounts & finance to the regulatory authority. Audit and assurance services like company audits are performed by qualified auditors who are working as an independent external party. The audit report form has its own set of rule that is set by the Government. Rules on the appointment, change, removal of auditors has specific rules.

Income Tax Audit:

Section 44AB of the income tax act has the provisions related to the audit of accounts. Income tax audit under this section is mandatory for certain class of taxpayers that depends on turnover and receipts limit. To understand if you are liable under the tax audit, you can consult tax advisors that is Chartered Accountants near you. A tax audit can be performed only by a Chartered Accountant.

 

For banks, financial institution, for power companies, the law of banks, power Governs their statutory audit.

Internal Audit Procedure, Internal Audit Report

All listed companies have to mandatorily conduct an internal audit, for unlisted and for private limited companies, internal audit becomes mandatory that depends upon paid-up share capital, borrowing or deposits. In our FAQ below you can see in detail the limits for internal audit in India.

Internal audit procedure starts where auditor see and analyses the current process, the system in an organization. The system and procedure like the management process, authorization process, how things flow for a different department. After analyzing these things assessment is done where auditor will compare the result that he analyzed at the first step with the internal control functions if it is in line with regulatory norms and internal policies of the organization. The internal audit report is prepared after as a final step of internal audit procedure. The internal audit report shows the comparison and also recommendations are made by auditor wherever required.

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