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Writing in Accy_1_13_11 - Writing in Accounting by Dan...

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Unformatted text preview: Writing in Accounting by Dan Stone Writing in Accounting Outline When do accountants write? What is writing? What is style? Choosing words Constructing sentences Constructing paragraphs Constructing complete documents Writing in Accounting When do accountants write? Auditors: Descriptions control narratives (SAS404) Memos, work completed, planning Opinions (each section of audit + overall) Advisory letters to management Audit proposals Research reports Special reports Writing in Accounting When do accountants write? Systems spets: System documentation User guides Technical reports Evaluations / opinions (e.g., of service provider security & controls) Engagement Proposals Research reports Special Reports Writing in Accounting W r i t in g N o . o f C a s e s T r a n s m i t t a l l e t t e r s 2 0 R e s e a r c h m e m o r a n d a 1 8 A d m i n i s t r a t i v e m e m o r a n d a 1 7 L e t t e r s t o t a x i n g a u t h o r i t i e s 1 4 L e t t e r s t o c l i e n t s : O p i n i o n 1 1 L e t t e r s t o c l i e n t s : R e s p o n s e 1 0 M e m o r a n d a f o r t h e f i l e s 9 L e t t e r s t o c l i e n t s : P r o m o t i o n a l 6 T a x p r o v i s i o n r e v i e w s 6 N o n t e c h n i c a l c o r r e s p o n d e n c e 5 T a x p r o t e s t s 5 E n g a g e m e n t l e t t e r s 4 P r o p o s a l s 3 fr o m : D e v it t , A . J ., E d . (1 9 9 1 ) . I n t e r t e xt u a lit y I n T a x A c c o u n t in g: G e n e r ic , R e f e r e n t ia l a n d F u n c t io n a l . T e xt u a l D y n a m ic s o f t h e P ro fe s s io n s : H is t o ric a l a n d C o n t e m p o r a r y S t u d ie s o f W r it in g in P r o f e s s io n a l C o m m u n it ie s . M a d is o n , U n iv e r s it y o f W is c o n s in P r e s s ....
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2011 for the course ACC 624 taught by Professor Danstone during the Spring '10 term at Kentucky.

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