Audit Recognition to Falsified Methods in Financial Statements of Listed Companies in China

Chuanlian Song

Abstract


Falsified financial statements have already become an international and historic issue. How to judge and audit the falsified activities in financial statements has been the focus of accounting research, and also the major problems deserving governments to solve. In recent years, the management level of enterprises in China falsifies financial statements by all methods to conceal the real financial conditions, business operations, and cash flows, with different aims. As a result, it causes great losses to the state. Besides, information users can not make the right decision with these falsified financial statements, causing a serious credit mess in market. This paper analyzes the motives of enterprises in China for falsifying financial statements, and also the common methods, advancing relevant methods for auditing recognition.


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International Business Research  ISSN 1913-9004 (Print), ISSN 1913-9012 (Online)

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