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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
At present, following the establishment of the Iranian Association of Certified Public Accounts, the responsibility of expressing opinion on financial statements rests with the independent auditors. This responsibility, which entails rendering reliable services to the society, should be carried out according to pre-determined bases. Such fully thought bases, the objective thereof is to standardize financial reporting, are called Accounting Standards.
The discussion in the present research is whether after several years from the date the Accounting Standards, ratified by Audit Organization, are mandatory the auditors are aware of these standards and the modifications thereto to implement them in the process of audit work or are ignorant of these standards and carry out their work relying on their previous knowledge?
The results of this research show that about 65.5% to 81.9% of auditors have sufficient knowledge of Accounting Standards issue by Audi t Organization but this knowledge in all levels are not the same. Also, the level of auditing society's knowledge of these Accounting Standards is between 62.05% to 67.75%, but varies for different level of seniority and expertise.