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The New Yellow Book: Government Auditing Standards, 2018 Version
CPE Self-study

The New Yellow Book: Government Auditing Standards, 2018 Version

Presents the guidance found in the 2018 revision of Government Auditing Standards.

$175 - $235
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Format

Online, Text

NASBA Field of Study

Auditing

Level

Basic

CPE Credits

12

Author(s)

Rebecca Meyer

Availability

Learning Outcomes
  • Distinguish the types of engagements that are performed under generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS).
  • Recognize the requirements found in the 2018 Government Auditing Standards (Yellow Book).
  • Identify the revised requirements and guidance related to independence in the 2018 revision of the Yellow Book.
  • Recall the requirements regarding CPE, professional judgment, quality control, and peer review under GAGAS.
  • Identify the additional requirements for performing and reporting on a financial audit under GAGAS.
  • Recall the requirements for performing attestation and review of financial statement engagements and performance audits under GAGAS.
Key Topics
  • Foundation and principles for the use and application of generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS)
  • General requirements for complying with the Yellow Book
  • Ethics, independence, and professional judgment
  • Competence and continuing professional education
  • Quality control and peer review
  • Standards for financial audits
  • Standards for attestation engagements and reviews of financial statements
  • Fieldwork standards for performance audits
  • Reporting standards for performance audits
Product Details

The new guidance you need.

It is essential all auditors performing Yellow Book audits understand the recently revised concepts and standards of generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS). If you perform engagements in accordance with GAGAS, this course is for you.

An excellent baseline of information for accountants to gain an understanding of the new Yellow Book, this CPE Self-study course presents the guidance found in the 2018 revision of Government Auditing Standards.

Featuring new guidance related to independence and peer review, this course will increase your knowledge of the requirements and application guidance related to:

  • Ethics
  • Independence
  • Standards for financial audits
  • Attestation engagements
  • Performance audits
  • and more.

This course is offered in two new formats - Voice-over PowerPoint and CPEx.

Pricing
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Nonmembers
Text
$215.00
Online
$235.00
AICPA Members
Text
$175.00
Online
$185.00

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Credit Info
CPE Credits
Online
12
Text
8.5
NASBA Field of Study
Auditing
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
Access
Online
This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for 1 year after purchase date.
Yellow Book Hours
12
Instructors
Rebecca Meyer
"Rebecca Meyer, CPA, CGMA, is President of RAM CPA, PLLC located in Raleigh, NC and is a seasoned CPA and management accountant with more than 22 years of technical finance and leadership expertise in various aspects of attest, accounting and compliance services. Her firm specializes in collaborating with state and local governments, nonprofit organizations, small businesses, regulators, and other CPA firms to provide high quality audit, attest, accounting, finance, and compliance services. Prior to forming her own firm, Ms. Meyer worked for eleven years as a Technical Manager in the AICPA's Professional Ethics Division, where she helped to enforce the AICPA's Code of Professional Conduct by investigating allegations of violations of technical accounting and attest standards, including U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (""GAAP""), Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (""GAAS""), Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (""GAGAS""), Uniform Guidance, ERISA and others. In this role, she assisted in remediation and education of members to improve the overall quality of professional services performed in the industry. Ms. Meyer specializes in government, nonprofit and Single Audit engagements. Ms. Meyer is a member of the AICPA and the North Carolina Association of CPAs. She serves on the AICPA's Technical Standards Subcommittee as well as the Government Accounting and Auditing Committee and the Nonprofit Accounting and Auditing Committee of the North Carolina Association of CPAs."
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The New Yellow Book: Government Auditing Standards, 2018 Version
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