Audit Committee Characteristics and Audit Reporting Readability

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant Prof., Department of Accounting, Chalous Branch, Islamic Azad University, Chalous, Iran.

2 M.A., Department of Accounting, East Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.


Objective: The main purpose of the present research is to investigate the relationship between audit committeefeatures and audit reporting readability.
Methods: The present research is an applied one in terms of purpose and is descriptive-correlation in terms of method. The Statistic population includes listed firms in the Tehran Stock Exchange during 2014 to 2018 with 72 firms as sample.
Results: This research, which has used panel data with fixed effects, indicates the analysed results of the firm data using  multivariate regression method that there is not a significant relationship between audit committee size, audit committee independence and audit committee financial Expertise with Audit reporting readability.
Conclusion: Despite the lack of a significant relationship between Audit committee size, audit committee independence and audit committee financial expertise with audit reporting readability need attention to the effectiveness of audit committees’ characteristics is very important.


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