11.5 Total CPE Credits

Yellow Book: Staying Compliant with Government Auditing Standards

Total CPE: 11.5

Yellow Book: Staying Compliant with Government Auditing Standards

Learning Objectives

Distinguish the types of engagements that are performed under generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS).
Recognize the requirements found in Government Auditing Standards (Yellow Book).
Identify the requirements and guidance related to independence.
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.

Major 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

CPE Credits Available

Total CPE
Accounting (Governmental)

Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Basic

Professional Area of Focus

  • Accounting (Governmental)



Advanced Preparation


Intended Audience

Government auditors and public accountants that will be planning or conducting engagements in accordance with Government Auditing Standards, 2018 Revision (Yellow Book)



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