The following represents an existence test for property, plant, and equipment:

a. select a sample of items of machinery in the factory and agree that they are correctly recorded in the machinery general ledger account. b. review entries in the repairs and maintenance expense account for items of a capital nature. c. obtain details of material asset disposals during the period and ensure that they are not included on the non-current assets master file at the period end. d. select a sample of invoices relating to motor vehicle purchases and ensure they are correctly recorded on the non-current assets master file.