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Yellow Book Standards for Performance Auditors Webinar


April 20
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

CPE Credits



PICPA Member: $79 | Nonmember: $104

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Course No.
Basic knowledge of the Yellow Book
This webinar is hosted by PICPA's partner, CPA Crossings, LLC. After registering, you will receive an email from with the log-in information.


*Qualifies for Yellow Book CPE credit* The 2018 revision is full of changes for performance auditors. This short webinar focuses on the requirements of the Yellow Book that challenge government performance auditors including the internal control, CPE, independence, and reporting requirements. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Learning Objectives:

After attending this presentation you will be able to...

  • Label reportable conditions as waste, abuse, fraud, non-compliance, and an internal control weakness
  • Apply the independence standards to consulting services
  • Identify new internal control documentation and reporting requirements
  • Apply the elements of a finding to a government performance audit scenario


The major topics that will be covered in this course include:

  • Requirements of Yellow Book which are applicable to performance audits
  • Unique requirements of the GAO’s Yellow Book


Leita Hart-Fanta, CPA, CGFM, is the founder of, a training and development company designed specifically for governmental auditors. Since 1995, she has authored and taught more than 20 seminars targeted at CPAs and governmental auditors. Ms. Hart-Fanta is the author of The Yellow Book Interpreted and Implementing the New Risk Assessment SASs -- self-study manuals for CPAs. She includes among her clients the AICPA, the Colorado Society of CPAs, the Texas State Auditor's Office and the National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers. She is a guest columnist for Thompson Publishing's Single Audit Information Service.

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