2020/21 auditor appointments and audit fee scale

PSAA has published the fee scale for the audit of the 2020/21 accounts of opted-in principal local government and police bodies.

The 2020/21 fee scale document below sets out the scale of fees for the audit work to be undertaken by appointed auditors in respect of the 2020/21 financial statements at relevant principal authorities that have opted into PSAA’s national auditor appointment arrangements. It also references the current uncertainties that could impact 2020/21 audits and fees that cannot be quantified at present:

2020/21 scale of fees for opted-in bodies and response to consultation

Auditors will undertake their work under the requirements of the Code of Audit Practice and supporting guidance published by the National Audit Office on behalf of the Comptroller and Auditor General, the financial reporting requirements set out in the Code of Practice on Local Authority Accounting published by CIPFA/LASAAC, and the professional standards applicable to auditors’ work.

Audit appointments and scale fees for individual audited bodies are available here: 2020-21 directory of auditors and scale fees for opted in bodies (excel file)