Auditing Yellow Book Style: Government Auditors Unite!

Governmental auditors unite! Leita Hart-Fanta, CPA, CGFM, and CGAP is the author of “The Yellow Book Interpreted” and owner of Yellowbook-CPE.com a website devoted to training for governmental auditors. Whether you are an internal auditor or monitor for a government entity or a CPA doing grant audits, you will enjoy Leita’s humorous take on the complexity of auditing in the government environment.

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I have heard this lame question so often - I am beginning to get numb. 
Jun
29
A few years ago, I worked with a school district in California.  And this school district had a pool at every school that was run by subcontractors.  Since we don't have pools at our schools in Texas, I was slightly jealous.&nbsp
Jun
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A few weeks between me and the IIA International Conference
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I had a very interesting phone conversation this morning with Brian Barnier of ValueBridge Advisors.  I met him at the IIA conference in Atlanta, where he was on a panel discussing risk.  I asked him for more help in defining inh
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I belong to three main groups – and have certifications from each of them. I belong to the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and am a CPA, the Institute of Internal Auditors through which I am a CGAP, and the Associa
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Thanks, again, AICPA for your wacky legalistic language. When I hit this sentence in the standards, I get so annoyed… October 1, 2009 Audit Guide Government Auditing Standards and Circular A-133 Audits section 9.22… the
May
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Please remember that the GAO has no authority over you AND they are very, very nice. First, they put the standard
May
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I teach performance based budgeting to city leaders about a half-dozen times a year.  At one point during the seminar, I ask the participants to discuss what their department does and what their goals are for the coming year. 
May
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I am home from a trip that included visiting two CPA firms in the southeast.  At both, we talked about risk assessment and how to plan an audit - yellow book style.  We looked at the tools they were using to comply with the risk
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ARRA ARRA ARRA - every conference I attend has someone talking about ARRA.  Every audit team that wants me to cover the Single Audit wants me to talk about ARRA.  What is the big deal?  Everyone is stirred up and agitated.&n

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