The AICPA has issued nonauthoritative guidance from its Materiality Working Group of the Assurance Services Executive Committee (ASEC), designed to assist practitioners in determining when there is a material misstatement in an attest engagement. As many attestation engagements include subject matter that are not quantifiable, the guidance provides examples of how to ensure compliance with the attest standards and truly evaluate findings in a variety of subject matter.
“Materiality Considerations for Attestation Engagements Involving Aspects of Subject Matters that Cannot be Quantitatively Measured”: https://www.aicpa.org/content/dam/aicpa/interestareas/frc/assuranceadvisoryservices/downloadabledocuments/auditdatastandards/materiality-considerations-for-attestation-engagements.pdf
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