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A Complete Guide to the New Yellow Book Webinar

CPE

When
Sept. 23
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CPE Credits
8-A&A

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $259 | Nonmember: $359


 More Information

Course No.
CGYB-2021-01-WEBNR-266-01
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
Basic audit knowledge
Note
This webinar is hosted by PICPA's partner, Surgent CPE. After registering, you will receive an email from Surgent CPE with the log-in information.

Description

The Yellow Book has been revised! This course will equip you with a comprehensive knowledge of the new Yellow Book requirements and increase your confidence and proficiency in performing Yellow Book audits. The course materials utilize a highly illustrative and innovative format including over 20 focused exercises on key practice issues.

Highlights

  • When is the auditor required to follow the Yellow Book (a.k.a., Government Auditing Standards, or GAGAS)?
  • How the Yellow Book requirements relate to generally accepted auditing standards and the single audit requirements
  • The different types of Yellow Book audit and attestation engagements that auditors may be called upon to perform
  • The Yellow Book standards related to the qualifications of the auditor (i.e., requirements related to independence, CPE, peer review, and more)
  • The Yellow Book requirements related to the performance of and reporting on a financial audit
  • The Yellow Book requirements related to attestation engagements (i.e., examinations, reviews, and agreed-upon procedures engagements) and performance audits


Speaker(s)

 John C Blanton, CPA

Since 2011, Charlie has been the Director of Governmental and Nonprofit Product Development for Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC. In that role, he writes Surgent McCoy’'s CPE course offerings which qualify for Yellow Book CPE. Charlie has written over 20 CPE courses and teaches 15 to 20 days annually in the governmental and nonprofit arena. Before joining Surgent McCoy, he served as the technical manager for the AICPA'’s governmental and nonprofit CPE courses from 1999 to 2011. Prior to serving the AICPA, Charlie worked for KPMG (where he performed Yellow Book and single audits); the Texas Society of CPAs (where he worked in peer review); Taylor Publishing; and Texas Wesleyan University (where he saw the Yellow Book and single audit process from the client’'s perspective).


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