Statistical sampling is a cost effective alternative to a manual review of a large volume of records or activities. Our team uses advanced statistical sampling methodologies to design cost effective samples that provide our clients with credible and dependable results.
In addition, we provide supporting documentation for all phases of the sampling and estimation process.
The IRS and state tax authorities frequently use sampling in examinations. We can help you evaluate and negotiate tax auditor sampling plans in ways that may reduce burden or limit scope, while maintaining consistency with statistical principles and audit objectives. We also provide support throughout the exam to help you understand the impact of each sample unit and test the accuracy of the auditor’s results.
Following are examples of the types of projects that frequently benefit from statistical sampling: