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2018 YELLOW BOOK REVISIONS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Webinar • Wednesday, November 7, 2018 • 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET


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2018 Yellow Book Revisions: What You Need to Know
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Prerequisites: None

Recommended Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications

Program Knowledge Level: Basic

Advanced Preparation: None

The General Accounting Office’s Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) have been revised for the first time since 2011. For auditors performing Single Audits, these Yellow Book  standards present new requirements and expand activities that can call auditors’ independence into question.

From peer reviews to waste and abuse, changes are significant. Auditors must also understand how to document and defuse nonaudit services that could pose threats to their independence—or decline the engagement.

No wonder the GAO is strongly recommending continuing professional education on GAGAS.  Here’s where to start.

Register now for 2018 Yellow Book Revisions: What You Need to Know.

In this 90-minute webinar, veteran auditor Troy Rector shares his expertise on when and how the newly revised Yellow Book will affect federal funding audits and those who perform them. From ethics and reporting to quality control, you’ll know what has changed—all in time to make sure you’re ready for the start of the new audit period in July.

Protect your independence. You’ll learn how to start preparing for the new standards now, including how to protect against nonaudit services that can now pose threats to auditor independence. Plus, you’ll have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now for expert guidance on the new Yellow Book revision, including:

  • Significant changes to the 2018 revision
  • What provisions have changed since the draft revision—including several that have triggered significant feedback to the GAO
  • A walkthrough of what’s in the new Yellow Book, including the new format, standards and compliance guidance

Remember, auditors will need to comply with the new independence requirements at the beginning of the new audit period, July 1, 2019. Don’t wait to master the new Yellow Book format along with the new requirements, guidance and potential new threats you’ll be dealing with all too soon.

Register now for 2018 Yellow Book Revisions: What You Need to Know.

This webinar is of value to auditors performing engagements subject to the Yellow Book.


YOUR EXPERT(S):

Troy Rector

Troy Rector is a principal in the Not-For-Profit and Governmental Services Group at Clark Nuber and has spent his career serving Not-For-Profit and Governmental organizations. He specializes in performing audits of social service, healthcare, low income housing and other organizations receiving federal assistance. He serves on the firm's Technical Issues Committee and leads their Single Audit practice and federal grant compliance training and consulting. Troy serves on the WSCPA Not-For-Profit Conference Planning Committee and is the board chair of a local not-for profit organization. Troy holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration-accounting concentration from Indiana University.

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