58-10-200. Contents of annual audited financial report.

(a) The annual audited financial report shall report the financial position of the insurer as of the end of the most recent calendar year and the results of its operations, cash flows, and changes in capital and surplus for the year then ended in conformity with G.S. 58-2-165(c). The financial statements included in the audited financial report shall be prepared in a form and using language and groupings substantially the same as the relevant sections of the annual statement of the insurer filed with the Commissioner, and the financial statement shall be comparative, presenting the amounts as of December 31 of the current year and the amounts as of the immediately preceding December 31. However, in the first year in which an insurer is required to file an audited financial report, the comparative data may be omitted.

(b) The annual audited financial report shall include the following:

(1) Report of independent certified public accountant.

(2) Balance sheet reporting admitted assets, liabilities, capital, and surplus.

(3) Statement of operations.

(4) Statement of cash flows.

(5) Statement of changes in capital and surplus.

(6) Notes to financial statements, which shall be those required by the appropriate NAIC Annual Statement Instructions and the NAIC Accounting Practices and Procedures Manual. The notes shall include a reconciliation of differences, if any, between the audited statutory financial statements and the annual statement filed pursuant to G.S. 58-2-165(c) with a written description of the nature of these differences. (2009-384, s. 1.)