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Governmental auditing

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Based on the AICPA Competency Framework: Governmental Auditing, these learning resources are designed to help CPAs understand the knowledge and skills necessary to perform high-quality Single Audits, Yellow Book audits, and audits of state and local government financial statements. Resources include the most up-to-date information on the Uniform Guidance and recent GASB statements including GASB Statement No. 68 and GASB Statement No. 72.

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Audit Sampling: Audit Guide

Introduces statistical and nonstatistical sampling approaches, and features case studies illustrating the use of different sampling methods, including classical...

Publication Sampling Intermediate

Applying the Uniform Guidance in Your Single Audits

Learn to be more efficient and effective at planning and performing audits in accordance with the requirements of the Uniform Guidance and the Single Audit Act. This...

Webcast Single audit requirements Intermediate

AICPA Peer Review Must-Select Industry Update: Governmental Auditing Standards

Familiarize yourself with recent changes in peer review guidance.

Course – Online Single audit Foundational

AICPA Governmental and Not-for-Profit Training Program

Join us October 19-21, 2020 - Las, Vegas, NV - The 2020 AICPA Government and Not-for-Profit Training Program has been designed to help you with both awareness and...

Conference – Live Government financial statement audit Intermediate

AICPA Women's Global Leadership Summit

Nov 10-12, 2020 - The AICPA & CIMA Women's Global Leadership Summit brings together insights and lessons from the lives of those who are living the things that others...

Conference – Live Influence Foundational

AICPA Governmental Accounting and Auditing Update Conference (GAAC)

Aug 17-18, 2020 - Washington, DC - Attend the premier accounting and auditing update that covers federal, state and local government areas. Hear from policymakers and...

Conference – Live,   Conference – Virtual Government financial statement audit Intermediate

Professional Ethics: The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' Comprehensive Course

Covers the basic tenets of ethical and professional conduct and the principles of ethics.

Course – Textbook,   Course – Online Ethics, integrity & professionalism

Annual Update: Top Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting and Auditing Issues Facing CPAs

Offers high quality and non-authoritative advice based on calls and inquiries received by both the AICPA's Technical Hotline and the GASB Technical Inquiry System over...

Course – Textbook,   Course – Online Auditor independence Intermediate

Applying the Uniform Guidance in Your Single Audits

Gain knowledge regarding performing a compliance audit under the Uniform Guidance, including the responsibilities of both the auditee and auditor.

Course – Online,   Course – Textbook Single audit requirements Intermediate

State and Local Governments - Audit and Accounting Guide

Updated for 2019, this authoritative guide offers complete coverage of audit and accounting considerations critical for both preparers and auditors.

Publication GASB accounting requirements Intermediate

Governmental and Not-for-Profit Annual Update

Designed to prepare you for the latest accounting and auditing developments affecting governments and not-for-profits.

Course – Textbook,   Course – Online GASB accounting requirements Intermediate

Advanced Topics in a Single Audit

Enhance your knowledge and test in your ability to plan, perform and evaluate single audits in accordance with the requirements of the Uniform Guidance.

Course – Online,   Course – Textbook Single audit requirements Advanced