Yellow Book Standards for CPAs in Public Practice

Course Details


Friday, July 17, 2020

7:30am – 9:30am

Field of Study

Auditing (Governmental)

Course Number


CPE Credit

2.0 hours CPE credit

Level of Knowledge



CPA Crossings


Basic knowledge of the GAO Yellow Book


*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.


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


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

Designed For

Auditors in public practice

Registration for this course has passed.

Course Pricing

Member Fee

Applicable if you are a HSCPA member in good standing.

Non-Member Fee

Applicable if you are not a HSCPA member.

Your Price $109.00

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This course does not qualify for CPE Choice.

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