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Unformatted text preview: 4. Actual to nonfinancial information ex: Cable Co. Revenue = No. of subscribers X the published rate ex: Hotel revenue = # of rooms X occupancy rate X rate per room. ex: Floor space used to sales 5. Actual to other financial statement accounts ex: sales to sales commissions, sales discounts and allowances, SR&A ex: Notes Payable to interest expense Industry Comparisons Sources of Measurement Errors P2: The following calculations were made as of December 31, 2007 from the records of the Aladdin Products Supply Company, a wholesale distributor of cleaning supplies. 2007 2006 2005 2004 Gross Margin as a percentage of sales 26.4% 22.8% 22.7% 22.4% Inventory turnover (in days) 56.1 47.9 48.3 47.1 List several logical causes of the changes in the two ratios. What should the auditor do to determine the actual cause of the charges?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2011 for the course ACG 5637 taught by Professor Monikacaushoulli during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '08