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Audit Techniques (AT)

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Invitation
Course No.: SA 18.27
Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Date: July 16, 2018-July 20, 2018 (1 Week)
Language: English

Target Audience:

Senior and middle management revenue officials of Inland Revenue Department, Sri Lanka

Qualifications:

Participants are expected to have at least 5 years' experience tax audit work.

Course Description:

South Asia is a rapidly developing region. Tax administrations are in many cases growing fast and working hard to develop capacity to keep pace with both policy and legislative change and the growing sophistication of the taxpayer populations.The Audit Techniques course will take revenue agency staff through a process to equip them with the skills necessary to apply contemporary risk management and prioritization approaches to the work in their Agencies. This five-day course will cover areas ranging from the components of audit risk and materiality through to audit procedures and practical issues such as the management of audit working papers.

Course Objectives:

The outcome of this course will be for the participant to have the knowledge to undertake audit work in their country. This work can be expected to contribute to the ability of the national revenue authorities to better conduct audit activities in the short to mid-term.

Important Note for Online Courses:

For Online Learning (OL) courses, which are delivered through the edX platform, you will need an additional piece of information to register: you will be prompted for your edX.org username. If you do not already have a username, please go to https://courses.edx.org/register and sign up for a free account. Once you have created an account, you may complete the IMF Institute application. If you already have an edX account, your username can be found on the top right of the screen after logging in.

Important Note for Internal Economics Training Courses:

Internal Economics Training (IT) courses are self-financed. The IMF will not charge officials for attending courses. However, all travel, insurance, hotel, and living costs will need to be covered by the agency sponsoring the participants.

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