Friday, 23 September 2011

What is the object of vouching the cash book or How the cash book is vouched

Following are the important objects of cash book vouching :

1. To ensure that all the receipts and payments have been properly recorded.

2. To verify about the cash in hand and at the bank.

3. To know that all receipts are accounted for.

4. To verify that no fraudulent have been made.

In case of receipts side the auditor has to depend upon the internal checks and external documentary evidence. He should pay special attention on the weak points of the internal check system.

1. Compare Counter Foil With Cash Book :-
The auditor check the received cash with the counter foil. He should also verify that unused receipt books are kept under, lock and key or not.

2. Sales Of Assets :-
The auditor should check the money receive from the sale of assets and vouch it with reference to the correspondence of contract and other reliable evidence.

3. Terms Of Discount :-
Auditor should verify about the terms and conditions on which discounts are given to the debtors. He should also test a few items on their base.

4. Receipt Of Interest :-
Auditor should also verify that all the due interests on loan have been received or not.

5. Receipt Of Rent :-
Rent received should be vouched with the rent agreement and counter foil receipts.

6. Cash Sale :-
In this regard auditor should compare the daily sale statement of cashier and salesman with the bank statement.

7. Verify Commissions :-
Auditor should check the account of commission with the accounts of the parties from whom commission has been received. The rate of commission and agreement must be checked.

8. Profit From Investment :-
Auditor should touched the profit from the investment with the counter of dividend warrants and financial journals.


1. Checking Of Internal System :-
With reference to cash payments, auditor should examine the internal check system and keep in view the weak points while auditing

2. Inspection Of Wages :-
The auditor should inspect the certified wage sheet ans also test a few items for his satisfaction. He should also compare the appointment order and contract with the salaries.

3. Petty Cash Checking :-
Auditor should check the petty cash in hand and verify the balance of petty cash with cash book.

4. Checking Of Payable Bill :-
The auditor should examine these bills with the returned. If these are paid through bank then pass book should be checked.

5. Checking Of Revenue And Expenditure :-
The auditor should verify that proper allocation has been made between capita, revenue and expenditure.

6. Creditor's Payments :-
Auditor should also examine the record and documentary evidence about the payments made to the creditors.

7. Detection Of Any Missing Entry :-
Auditor should very careful in examining the various payments. He should detect the missing or irregular entry by proper checking of vouchers.

8. Checking Of Other Payments :-
Various other payments such as director's fee, commission and traveling allowances must be carefully by two auditor.

9. Checking Of Names And Dates :-
Auditor should check the name of the payees in the cash book against their entries. He should also note that dates on vouchers.

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