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engagement letter

An engagement letter is written by a professional, most often an accountant or attorney, stating the scope of work that will be performed for a given client with regard to a specific project.

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Engagement letters are important because they establish the nature and scope of work that a professional has agreed to provide. Deviation from what is stated in an engagement letter often forms the basis for a claim against the professional.

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