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Setting Materiality

  1. From the Document Manager, expand the Planning and Materiality folders and open 420 Materiality (Core) document.

  2. Balances will automatically populate the materiality document using calculations based on the default mapping numbers within the master template. Note: To change the default calculations to different map numbers, different groupings or specific accounts, select Enable Editing from the CaseView View menu. Double-click each cell to edit and make the appropriate changes to the calculation field. For details on CaseView formulas refer to the CaseView help topics Cells and Cell Functions.
  3. Define the preliminary overall materiality for the entity:
    • Enter the applicable benchmark
    • Lock the preliminary materiality by clicking icon.
    • Enter the preliminary materiality which will appear at the top of all documents.
  4. Enter the preliminary performance materiality, which will appear at the top of all documents.
  5. Enter the specific materiality, which will appear on the individual related items in the Financial Statement Area Worksheet.
  6. Enter the amount below which misstatements would be clearly trivial.
  7. Sign off the assessment of preliminary materiality.

Preliminary materiality is updated in all related documents. Later in the engagement, enter and sign-off on the final overall materiality and performance materiality.

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