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on 01/06/14
This post originally appeared at Yellowbook-CPE. Read more posts from Leita Hart-Fanta's series: Auditing Yellow Book Style.  On December 26 the feds finalized changes to...
on 11/12/13
http://yellowbook-cpe.com/controversy-over-auditor-rotation.htmlA few months ago, I read in the newspaper that the AICPA convinced the House of Representatives to pass a law prohibiting the PCAOB and...
on 10/30/13
Please enjoy this excerpt from “Audit Reporting:Yellow Book Style“http://yellowbook-cpe.com/section-3-the-writing-process.htmlChapter 8: Overview of the Writing Process...
on 09/18/13
Go Comptroller! Go!  Local debt made transparent.http://www.tellthetruthtexas.org/
on 09/16/13
No more hiding behind the firm name? Auditors called on to take personal responsibility for the audit:http://blogs.wsj.com/cfo/2013/09/13/auditor-reports-headed-for-new-disclosure-era/
on 09/12/13
 A few weeks ago, a girlfriend of mine accepted a job as an auditor at a local CPA firm. Previously, she was an internal auditor at a state agency and she is worried about adjusting to the new...
on 09/12/13
To help Texans better understand fiscal realities at the school district level, the Texas Comptroller's office has posted Debt-at-a-Glance profiles for the 20 highest-enrollment ISDs in the state.
on 07/30/13
It is my habit to send my course materials to all of my clients a few weeks in advance so they have time to make copies for the participants. Usually clients look over them and don’t say...
on 07/12/13
The elements of a finding are so core to planning, performing, and reporting on an audit, it is going to take me several bog posts to say all that needs to be said. In this post, we will just get a...
on 07/09/13
The auditing profession is in danger of becoming completely irrelevant.  And our supposed advocate is leading the charge.The AICPA has lobbied hard for Congress to pass a law that prohibits...
on 07/01/13
Check out my new website intro video at leitahart.com. This graphic I found today summarizes what I was trying to say: The Difference between Traditional and Modern Learning
on 05/01/13
In the past few years, I have published several books and have had the opportunity to work with professional editors. I submitted my manuscripts with a bit of trepidation. I hoped they didn’t...
on 04/21/13
In response to a question about "For the Orange":Hi Leita,Thank you for the interesting article on the differences and commonalities between the yellow book and the red book....
on 04/15/13
Another question about my article "For the Orange":Leita,I just read your abbreviated comparison between Yellow and Red.I found your comparison insightful –...
on 04/15/13
In response to my article "For the Orange":Hi Leita, I don’t agree or disagree but I have a question.  I work for X County Auditor’s Office.  County Auditor...
on 04/10/13
The Internal Auditing Act in Texas requires that all internal audit shops in state agencies and universities follow both the Yellow Book and the Red Book. Yellow and red make orange. Get it?Last...
on 02/26/13
Think of me as a little bee, flitting from flower to flower, spreading delicate yellow pollen… Wait! If you have ever met me in person, that image won’t work.  No one has ever...
on 02/18/13
I was a technical reviewer on this document from the Association of Local Government Auditors. Comprehensive Yellow Book Peer Review Guide at http://algaonline.org/DocumentCenter/View/99.
on 02/07/13
Revised example yellowbook and single audit letters issued by AICPA: http://www.aicpa.org/InterestAreas/GovernmentalAuditQuality/NewsAndPublications/GAQCALERT/2013/Pages/GAQCAlertNo212.aspx
on 02/05/13
Last month, I held a 1.5 day class on audit reporting in Austin.  One of the state agency internal auditors asked me this question via email a few days later:Question:Hi Leita,X...

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