Yellow Book Standards for CPAs in Public Practice (2 hours)

Previous Add to Calendar Next

Aug 11, 2020

Registration: 8:00 AM / Program: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM Pacific Time


Member Fee: $0.00
Nonmember Fee: $0.00

Available Discounts

AICPA Member: None
Full time Accounting Educator: None


*Qualifies for Yellow Book CPE credit* The GAO's Yellow Book standards set a high bar for auditors of government programs. This short course focuses on the requirements of the Yellow Book that challenge CPAs in public practice including the 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.

Designed For

Auditors in public practice


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

  • Select the standards that apply to your engagement
  • Differentiate between types of engagements per the standards
  • Label reportable conditions as abuse, waste, fraud, non-compliance, and an internal control weakness
  • Identify the elements of a finding
  • Apply the independence standards to your team and engagements

Major Subjects

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

  • Requirements of the Yellow Book applicable to financial audits and the single audit
  • Unique requirements of the GAO's Yellow Book that go beyond AICPA standards

This event has already passed. If you have any questions, please contact us at 503-641-7200 or email