source document

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Check, cash register slip, deposit slip, invoice, voucher, etc., that evidences a business dealing. Source documents are a critical part of an audit trail for establishing the authenticity, and tracing the history, of a transaction.

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The source document which was needed to verify the actual sale could not be located by all parties involved, delaying the sale.
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The source document was in my hand, so I had proof that we had made the transaction and we were going to be okay.
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You need to make sure you have good records of any source document so that you know everything really got done corretly.
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