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Nov 30, 2020 | 12:30 PM EST Register
Dec 10, 2020 | 01:00 PM EST Register

Course Description

The 2018 Yellow Book revision represents the first comprehensive overhaul of the Yellow Book standards since 2011. This session explains the new standards, as well as prepares practitioners to implement the new Yellow Book.

Covering insights related to independence and peer review, this course is sure to increase your knowledge of the requirements and application guidance related to ethics, independence, standards for financial audits, attestation engagements, performance audits, and more. Learn precisely what the new Yellow Book does and does not require auditors to do. This webinar would cover critical concepts related to applying the new Yellow Book including: 

  • When the standards are applicable ?
  • Different types of engagements involved
  • The relationship between the Yellow Book and other standards
  • Importance of stating compliance with the Yellow Book in reporting
  • The new Yellow Book standards related to ethics
  • Independence, professional judgment, Competence & CPE, Quality control; and peer review.

If you are an auditor performing Yellow Book audits, it is essential you understand the recently revised concepts and standards of generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS). This free cpe webinar on GOVERNMENT AUDITING STANDARDS is an excellent baseline of information for accountants to gain an understanding of the new Yellow Book.

Webinar Qualifies for

  • 1.5 CPE credit of Auditing for all CPAs
  • 1.5 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals/Bookkeepers/Accountants

Learning objectives

  • To understand the new Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) update and become familiar with its ethical principles.
  • To get the idea of requirements and summary guidance for audits performed in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).
  • To learn precisely about the new Yellow Book revision.
  • To distinguish unique definitions pertaining to Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).
  • To understand Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) conceptual framework regarding audits and attestations.

About Presenter

Alexander Buchholz, CGMA, CPA, MBA

Advisor, PKF O'Connor Davies, LLP

abuchholz@pkfod.com

Alexander Buchholz is a Partner at PKF O’Connor Davies with over 15 years experience in public accounting, including with a “Big Four” accounting firm.

Alex is responsible for the development of the audit approach, supervision of staff, and the establishment and maintenance of the engagement budget. Additionally, he is responsible for the coordination of staff and management so that the audit is performed on a timely basis with as little intrusion to client operations as possible.

His expertise is in Single Audits, internal control/compliance audits, and specialized cost reporting. His industry experience is in healthcare and not-for-profit entities, including skilled nursing facilities, social service agencies, charter schools, diagnostic and treatment centers, home care service entities, adult homes and other long-term care facilities, special needs entities, and cemeteries.

Alex is also an adjunct professor at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York in the Department of Accounting where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in accounting and auditing. He also teaches at the School of Professional Studies of the City University of New York for the Online Business Management Department and at Mercy College and Lehman College.

He conducts internal training seminars for the Firm and frequently speaks at outside organizations and associations. He is also a former member of the Firm’s continuing professional education (CPE) committee, with special emphasis on Single Audit training. Alex has written many articles on accounting and auditing topics for a variety of professional publications.

PKF O'Connor Davies is a new breed of accounting and advisory firm that holds itself to a higher standard – going beyond passive value calculation to active value creation.

With unmatched client focus, we unlock the real value hidden at key connection points of every engagement – from the industry and resource levels to the organization and regulatory levels on the regional, national and international levels.

Through these connections, our team of more than 600 top-notch professionals continually drives efficiencies, uncovers opportunities and manages risk – delivering value where others can’t.

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  • To receive CPE credit for the event, you must register for the webcast prior to the start of each program.
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  • This event may be a recorded rebroadcast of a live event done in past and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during/after the webinar.
  • If you are Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) many of our courses qualifies for your verifiable CPD requirements you will get your certificate for the program. You can check a tab of “Webinar Qualifies for” for the same.However please do verify with respective regulatory body about the eligibility for the same.
  • Many of our courses are approved by “CFP Board” for CE credits of certified financial Planner(CFP). Please check a tab of “Webinar Qualifies for” to verify whether webinar qualifies for CE credits for CFP or not.

Refund/Cancellation Policy

For more information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at 646-688-5128

In case any of the course or live webinars gets cancelled we would be refunding you the entire amount (if paid).

Reviews

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    James O'Brien , CPA, Attorney
    Apr 10th 2020
    I liked that the presenter gave practical examples and references to the sections of the 2018 Generally Accepted Auditing Standards with such detail that I could follow along and make notes in the margins of my copy of the standards. Thank you for a great seminar.
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Cedrick Draper , AFSP, RTRP, ACCT./BK, Bookkeeper
Thank you very much! for providing good examples. The Yellow Book update was so informative to me working at the local government agency.
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Francisco Colon , CFE, CPA
Alex made an excellent presentation that highlighted the important changes to the Yellow Book Audits some of which go into effect on June 2020. He is very knowledgeable in the field of audits regarding not for profit organizations,
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Leanna Krause , CPA
Awesome! I am amazed at how much there is to learn from GAGSA The New Yellow Book Audit. And, CPAs Independence and responsibility.
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Ann Dominick , CPA
Excellent update. Very strong presentation !
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Sina Han , , CPA
This is a very good CPE provided to beginners and the course was well-paced and very informative in reconciling the 2011 Yellow Book information to the 2018 Yellow Book requirements.

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  • Cost $15
  • CPE Credits 1.5
  • Subject Area Auditing (Govt.)
  • Course Level Basic
  • Instructional Method group internet based
  • Prerequisites None
  • Advanced Preparation None
  • Who should attend? CPA - Small Firm CPA - Mid Size Firm CPA - Large Firm Accounting Firm CPA (Industry) Auditors Young CPA CPA in Business Entrepreneurial CPA Compliance Officers Compliance Managers
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upcoming Live CPE Webinars

Beyond the Numbers: Understanding the Important Gift, Estate, and Income Tax Elections
Monday, November 30, 2020 | 09:30 AM EST View Details/Register
Passive Activity Loss Limitations: Working with the Complex PAL Rules & Real Estate Tax Issues.
Monday, November 30, 2020 | 10:00 AM EST View Details/Register
Employment law landmines from recruiting to termination
Monday, November 30, 2020 | 10:00 AM EST View Details/Register
Best Overview on Individual Tax Updates 2020 (Basic)
Monday, November 30, 2020 | 10:00 AM EST View Details/Register
Yellow Book Boot Camp – Introduction to NFP and Governmental Accounting & Auditing
Monday, November 30, 2020 | 10:00 AM EST View Details/Register
QBO Running reports - Information, Analysis & Better Decision
Monday, November 30, 2020 | 11:00 AM EST View Details/Register
BASIS CALCULATIONS & DISTRIBUTIONS FOR PASS-THRU ENTITY OWNERS SCHEDULE K-1 ANALYSIS (LATEST)
Monday, November 30, 2020 | 08:00 AM PST View Details/Register
Annual Federal Tax Update - Individuals (Form 1040)
Monday, November 30, 2020 | 08:00 AM PST View Details/Register
Corporate External Financial Reporting Decisions
Monday, November 30, 2020 | 08:00 AM PST View Details/Register
Section 199A Update
Monday, November 30, 2020 | 11:00 AM EST View Details/Register
TAX PRACTITIONERS ETHICS (LATEST 2020)
Monday, November 30, 2020 | 11:00 AM EST View Details/Register
MERCHANT ACCOUNT NIGHTMARES: THE SHADY WORLD OF CREDIT CARD PROCESSING FEES
Monday, November 30, 2020 | 12:00 PM EST View Details/Register
HOW TO STRATEGIZE YOUR FIRM’S GROWTH AND EXPAND MARGINS IN THE NEW WORLD
Monday, November 30, 2020 | 12:00 PM EST View Details/Register
GENERALLY ACCEPTED GOVERNMENT AUDITING STANDARDS: THE NEW YELLOW BOOK (LATEST FOR NON-PROFIT)
Monday, November 30, 2020 | 12:30 PM EST View Details/Register
Year-End Payroll Updates (Latest)
Monday, November 30, 2020 | 01:00 PM EST View Details/Register