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An article published in Accounting Horizons describes various techniques that companies use to manage their earnings.

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In your library or from some other source, locate the article “How Are Earnings Managed? Evidence from Auditors” in Accounting Horizons, 2003 (Supplement) and answer the following questions:
1. What are the four most common revenue-recognition abuses identified by auditors in that article? From the examples provided in the article, briefly explain each abuse.
2. What is the revenue-recognition abuse identified in the article related to the percentage-of-completion method?
3. Did revenue-recognition abuses tend to increase or decrease net income in the year they occurred?
4. Did auditors tend to require their clients to make adjustments that reduced the revenue-recognition abuses they detected?



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