You are in the process of winding up the field work on Top Stove Corporation, a company that manufactures and sells kerosene space heating stoves. To date, there has been every indication that the financial statements of the company present fairly the position of the company at December 31 and the results of its operations for the year then ended. Top Stove had total assets at December 31 of $4 million and a net profit for the year (after deducting federal and provincial income taxes) of $285,000. The principal records of the company are a general ledger, cash receipts record, accounts payable register, sales register, cheque register, and general journal. Financial statements are prepared monthly. Your field work will be completed on February 20, and you expect the company’s board to meet and approve the final financial statements on March 12.
a. Write a brief statement about the purpose and period to be covered in a review of subsequent events.
b. Outline the program you would follow to determine what transactions involving material amounts, if any, have occurred since the balance sheet date.