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DEF 14A
AECOM filed this Form DEF 14A on 01/23/2019
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AUDIT FEES

Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm and Fees

The following table summarizes the fees for professional audit services provided by Ernst & Young LLP for the audit of the Company's annual consolidated financial statements for the fiscal years ended September 30, 2018, and September 30, 2017, as well as fees billed for all other services provided by Ernst & Young LLP during those same periods:

(in millions)
  2018
  2017
 

Audit Fees

  $9.4   $9.6  

Audit Related Fees

  0.4   0.8  

Tax Fees

  2.5   1.7  

Total

  $12.3   $12.1  

Audit Fees.    The fees identified under this caption were for professional services rendered by Ernst & Young LLP for fiscal years 2018 and 2017 in connection with the audit of our annual financial statements and review of the financial statements included in our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. The amounts also include fees for services that are normally provided by the independent public registered accounting firm in connection with statutory and regulatory filings and engagements for the years identified.

Audit-Related Fees.    The fees identified under this caption were for assurance and related services that were related to the performance of the audit or review of our financial statements and were not reported under the caption "Audit Fees." This category may include fees related to the performance of audits and attestation services not required by statute or regulations, due-diligence activities related to acquisitions, contractor's license compliance procedures and accounting consultations about the application of generally accepted accounting principles to proposed transactions.

Tax Fees.    The fees identified under this caption were for tax compliance of $0.9 million, tax planning, tax advice and corporate tax services. Corporate tax services may encompass a variety of permissible services, including technical tax advice related to U.S. and international tax matters, assistance with foreign income and withholding tax matters, assistance with sales tax, value-added tax and equivalent tax-related matters in local jurisdictions, preparation of reports to comply with local tax authority transfer pricing documentation requirements and assistance with tax audits.

Approval Policy.    Except for requests for preapproval made between Audit Committee meetings, the Company's Audit Committee approves in advance all services provided by our independent registered public accounting firm. The Chair of our Audit Committee approves in advance all services requested between Audit Committee meetings. All such interim approvals are reported to and approved by the full Audit Committee at the next meeting. All engagements of our independent registered public accounting firm in fiscal years 2018 and 2017 were pre-approved by the Audit Committee or Chair of the Audit Committee in accordance with this policy.

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