This case focuses on strategic reasoning. The SEC charged Midisoft Corporation with overstating revenue in the amount of $458,000. The overstatement occurred because the company recorded sales for products that had been shipped but, at the time of shipme

This case focuses on strategic reasoning. The SEC charged Midisoft Corporation with overstating revenue in the amount of $458,000. The overstatement occurred because the company recorded sales for products that had been shipped but, at the time of shipme

This case focuses on strategic reasoning.The SEC charged Midisoft Corporation with overstating revenue in the amount of $458,000. The overstatement occurred because the company recorded sales for products that had been shipped but, at the time of shipment, the company had no reasonable expectation that they would he paid for the products. In the end, the company accepted most of the shipped product as sales returns.Apparently, Midisofts distribution agreements allowed the distributor the opportunity to return product to Midisoft for credit whenever the distributor believed the product was unable to he sold. In FY1994, the accounting personnel submitted a proposed allowance for future returns that was too low given the returns Midisoft received in early 1995. Furthermore, management knew the exact amount of returns affecting FY 1994 prior to the time when the independent auditors finished their 1994 audit. If Midisoft had accurately revised the allowance for sales returns, the amount of net revenue reported for FY 1994 would have been significantly reduced. Instead, management devised schemes to conceal the true amount of the returns, including preventing the auditors from examining the location where the returned goods were stored. Additionally, accounting personnel altered computer records to support a reduced level of returns.Imagine that you are the independent auditor of Midisoft. The audit plan specifies specific testing procedures to assess the fair representation of the Sales and Allowances and Accounts Receivable accounts. In terms of strategic reasoning and the details provided in the case, what would be your actions in at least one the following situations?


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