This site uses cookies to store information on your computer. Some are essential to make our site work; others help us improve the user experience. By using the site, you consent to the placement of these cookies. Read our privacy policy to learn more.

Technical

About this topic

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.

Check your knowledge

Take a knowledge check to evaluate your proficiencies and find related learning resources.

Get started

How to Prepare for Your Organization’s Single Audit

This blog post shares valuable best practices for preparing for a single audit that can minimize your worries and set you on the road to success.

Article Auditee considerations Foundational

Yellow Book: Government Auditing Standards, 2011 Revision

An excellent baseline of information for accountants planning or conducting engagements in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (“Yellow...

Course – Online,   Course – Textbook Yellow Book requirements Foundational

11 tips for success with single audits

This article discusses best practices that firms would be wise to consider as they perform single audits.

Article Single audit Intermediate

A 10-K for the taxpayer

This article provides an overview of the federal financial report to help CPAs—who play an important role in guiding citizens and policymakers on financial...

Article Government financial statement audit Foundational

Fraud Risk in Governmental and Not-for-Profit Organizations

This new CPE course will help you identify frauds common in government and nonprofits, and implement preventative procedures that are effective in responding to these...

Course – Textbook,   Course – Online Audit Intermediate

Avoiding Common Errors in Not-for-Profit Financial Reporting

In this archived webcast, geared towards not-for-profits and their auditors, we will explore some of the most common, material errors encountered when conducting...

Webcast Audit Intermediate

2016 OMB Compliance Supplement and Single Audit Update

This archived web event will help prepare you to use the updated Compliance Supplement(Supplement) and learn about other recent single audit developments.

Webcast Single audit Foundational

2016 State and Local Government Audit Planning Considerations

This archived webcast covers:developments affecting state and local governmental audits, emerging practice issues and risky areas, and perspectives of fellow...

Webcast Government financial statement audit Foundational

2016 State and Local Government Audit Planning Considerations

​This archived webcast covers: current developments affecting governmental audits, emerging practice issues and risky areas, and perspectives of fellow practitioners.

Webcast Government financial statement audit Foundational

2016 GAQC Annual Update Webcast

This archived annual GAQC webcast is designed to help improve the quality of governmental audits by creating an awareness of matters that need to be considered by...

Webcast GASB accounting requirements Intermediate

Risks of not-for-profit and government audits

This article provides tips to help mitigate the risk of a professional liability claim relating to the performance of government and NFP audits.

Article Government financial statement audit Foundational

Avoiding Common Deficiencies in Yellow Book and Single Audits

This archived webcast is intended to assist auditors performing single audits through a review of common deficiencies in both Yellow Book and single audits.

Webcast Yellow Book Intermediate