Audit Procedures - Intangible Assets
The auditor's process as far as goodwill is relating would involve as:
a) Vouching for details as per the buy agreement of the values attributed to the assets purchased and where the price contained was reasonable seems similar businesses.
b) Review of the accounts of the business relating and find out where the business is profitable and therefore can justify the continued recognition of kindness as an asset.
c) Consider impairment tests in accordance along with IAS 36. As bottom up and top down tests within IAS 36 Impairment of Assets
d) Seems the requirements of ISA 545 Auditing Fair Value measurements