As part of the year-end audit you are discussing the disclosure checklist with your client. The checklist identifies the items that must be disclosed in a set of GAAP financial statements. The client is surprised by the disclosure item related to accounting policies. Specifically since the audit report will attest to the state- ments being prepared in accordance with GAAP the client questions the accounting policy checklist item. The client has asked you to conduct some research to verify the accounting policy disclosures. Instructions If your school has a subscription to the FASB Codification go to http://aaahq.o r g/ascLogin.cfm to log in and prepare responses to the following. Provide Codification references for your responses. (a) In general what should disclosures of accounting policies encompass? (b) List some examples of the most commonly required disclosures.