This excerpt taken from the SDIX DEF 14A filed Apr 13, 2006.
The accounting firm of KPMG LLP has served as the Company's independent auditors since September 1998, and audited the Companys financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2005. A representative of KPMG LLP will be present at the Meeting, and will have an opportunity to make a statement if he or she so desires and will be available to respond to appropriate questions. The Companys Audit Committee is currently soliciting proposals from other accounting firms, as well as from KPMG LLP, to serve as the Companys independent auditors for the year ending December 31, 2006. The Company expects to select and retain one of such firms promptly, and to announce this selection publicly when made.
Audit Fees. Fees billed to the Company by KPMG LLP during 2005 and 2004 for audit services rendered by KPMG LLP for the audit of the Companys annual financial statements for such years, for the review of those financial statements included in the Companys Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q during such years, and for services that are normally provided by KPMG LLP in connection with statutory and regulatory filings or engagements, totaled $340,000 and $175,000, respectively.
Audit-Related Fees. The Company engaged KPMG LLP to provide assurance and related services to the Company related to the audit of the Companys 401(k) financial statements which totaled $0 and $5,000 respectively during the fiscal years ended December 31, 2005 and December 31, 2004.
Tax Fees. Fees billed to the Company by KPMG LLP during 2005 and 2004 for professional services rendered for tax compliance, tax advice and tax planning totaled $35,000 and $54,600, respectively.
All Other Fees. There were no additional fees billed to the Company by KPMG LLP during 2005 or 2004 for products and services, other than services reported in the three preceding paragraphs.
All of the services described in the preceding paragraphs were approved by the Audit Committee pursuant to applicable regulations.