Auditor's Report

DEFINITION of 'Auditor's Report'

Recorded in the annual report, the auditor's report tests to see that a corporation's financial statements comply with GAAP. This is sometimes referred to as the clean opinion.

BREAKING DOWN 'Auditor's Report'

Most auditor's reports consist of three paragraphs. The first states the responsibilities of the auditor and directors. The second is the scope, stating that GAAP was used. Finally, the third paragraph gives the auditor's opinion.

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