Surgent's A Complete Guide to the Yellow Book

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  • Location
    • Your Space
      Your Space
      Self Study - Surgent, ID 00000
  • Credits
    • 8.00
  • Credit Type(s)
    • Accounting - Governmental (8.00)
  • Prerequisites
    • Basic audit knowledge

  • Vendor
    • Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC
  • Level
    • Beginning
  • Fields of Study
    • Accounting (Governmental)
  • Message
    • When & Where You Want


If you work with governments and not-for-profits, a thorough understanding of the Yellow Book is essential. This course will equip you with a comprehensive knowledge of the Yellow Book requirements and increase your confidence and proficiency in performing Yellow Book audits. The course materials utilize a highly illustrative and innovative format including over 20 focused exercises on key practice issues.

  • Course Type: On-Demand Webcast

  • Qualifies for Yellow Book
  • Designed For

    Auditors performing Yellow Book engagements


    • Thoroughly understand the requirements of the Yellow Book and how they relate to the AICPA and single audit requirements
    • Excel in the Yellow Book auditing arena
    • Save time and stress on Yellow Book engagements via in-depth knowledge of the requirements


    • When is the auditor required to follow the Yellow Book (a.k.a., Government Auditing Standards, or GAGAS)?
    • How the Yellow Book requirements relate to generally accepted auditing standards and the single audit requirements
    • The different types of Yellow Book audit and attestation engagements that auditors may be called upon to perform
    • The Yellow Book standards related to the qualifications of the auditor (i.e., requirements related to independence, CPE, peer review, and more)
    • The Yellow Book requirements related to the performance of and reporting on a financial audit
    • The Yellow Book requirements related to attestation engagements (i.e., examinations, reviews, and agreed-upon procedures engagements) and performance audits

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