CPA Review Report: deferred tax method, accounting changes, rationale for a subsidiary
As the CPA for a large organization, your manager has asked you to provide information to outside CPAs who are examining a subsidiary that has been set up as a corporation. As part of their review, the CPAs have asked you to provide them with the following explanations:
The methodology used to determine deferred taxes
The procedures for reporting accounting changes and error corrections
The rationale behind establishing the subsidiary as a corporation
Prepare your response to the three questions. Before submitting your response, your manager would like to know a little bit more about the request. She has asked you to tell her what your professional responsibilities are as a CPA, and the difference between a review and an audit.
Provide draft responses to the above questions. Additionally, provide your manager with a summary of your responsibilities in an internal memo.