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Surgent's A Complete Guide to the Yellow Book


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8.00 Credits

Member Price $279.00

Non-Member Price $329.00


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 Instructor: Charlie Blanton, CPA
  • Highlights

    • When is the auditor required to follow the Yellow Book (aka 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


    Basic audit knowledge

    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




    This course is provided by a third-party vendor. Please note that login instructions will not be available in the ‘My Upcoming CPE’ section of the NESCPA website. Instead, the login instructions will be sent directly to you via email by Surgent. Upon completing the course, your hours will be recorded in the ‘My CPE Tracker’ section of the NESCPA website.

    Non-Member Price $329.00

    Member Price $279.00