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Statutory Audit (India)

Statutory Audit feature in Tally.ERP 9 enables the Auditor to analyse the Company Data using the Data Analysis tools available to form an opinion as to the true and fair view of accounts by highlighting the exceptions. The tools helps in comparing the company data spread across two financial years in the same company or in a different (split) company.

Tally.ERP 9 provides the following tools for data analysis:

1. Verification of Chart of Accounts

2. Verification of Stock Items

3. Verification of Balances

4. Analytical Procedures

5. Pending Documents

6. Statutory Payments

7. Periodic Payments and Receipts

8. Repeated Transactions

9. Relative Size Factor (RSF)

10. Other Analysis

Inter Bank Transactions

Cash Withdrawals /Deposits to bank

Fixed Assets Analysis

Transactions on Holiday

Highest and Lowest Value Transactions

Pending Advances

Stale Cheques/Instruments

External Confirmation (Third Party Confirmation)

Account Reconciliation

The Auditor can analyse the company data using the above tools and then audit the vouchers from the auditing section through the following features:

Verification of Vouchers

Related Party Transactions

Forex Transactions

Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSME) Transactions

Salary/Wages Payments

The auditor can also apply Sampling Method wherever required to audit only relevant Vouchers.

The Statutory Audit tool will also help in generating the Financial Statements listed below:

Schedule-VI Balance Sheet

Schedule-VI Profit and Loss Statement

Note: For simplification of understanding the following terminology will be used for Statutory Audit:

Audit Year - Year for which Audit is happening. This can also be referred as the Current Period.

Previous Year - Year prior to the Audit Year.

For example , if Audit is happening for 2008-2009 then 2007-2008 will be Previous Year.

In addition to the above, Tally.ERP 9 also provides the facility to create the Audit Programme consisting of detailed checklist with other required details.