A comprehensive guide to the suggested protocol and the planning, initiating and arranging the audit, conducting the audit from commencement to close, writing the report, handling of the audit costs, as well as the operator's role in each phase of the audit. The Audit Protocol section includes points to consider regarding the various parties' roles in initiating and preparing for the audit, conducting the audit, and audit resolution. The Procedure Guidelines portion includes guidelines regarding the establishment of audit scope, preliminary audit work, establishment of an audit program, writing the audit report, and audit cost sharing among audit participants. Also included is a sample audit program and templates for balloting, exceptions, and transmittal letters. 46 pages. Rev 1998. (formerly known as Bulletin 3)
Includes AD-1 Electronic Media in Expenditure Audits.