Define: Walk Through Test

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Definition: Walk Through Test

What is the dictionary definition of Walk Through Test?

Dictionary Definition

This is an auditing test that isolates a few transactions from the the records of a business and follows them through each and every stage of the accounting system.


Full Definition of Walk Through Test

For example: A walk-through test of a purchases system would follow through from material requisition to the settlement of the supplier’s invoice.


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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Walk Through Test. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. April 07, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Walk Through Test. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: April 07, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Walk Through Test are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 10th August, 2019