Here we add some technical aspects around the auditing function for SMSF’s.
1.The Accounting and Auditing function should be segregated. This means an accountant can’t act as the auditor for the same Fund.
2. Auditing standards on SMSF’s.
GS009 Guidance Statement 009 was released in August 2011. The new version has been updated for:
- The new suite of ‘clarity’ Auditing Standards that became operative for reporting periods that commenced on or after 1 January 2010
- ATO current requirements applicable to the 2010/11 reporting year
- Current superannuation legislation updates
- Practical issues that may be encountered on SMSF audits.