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Concurrent Session Online

GAE2120. Hot Topics in Auditing State and Local Government Financial Statements

Auditors and governments faced unprecedented circumstances in 2020 and the current environment will continue to impact audits in 2021. Government auditors face several practice issues, making it difficult to perform effective and efficient audits while maintaining the quality stakeholders and our profession expect. Learn about the latest developments impacting state and local government financial statement audits and how to navigate them during an already challenging time.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify how the current environment is impacting the planning and risk assessment process for state and local government audits
  • Discuss the latest state and local government-related findings identified in the peer review process
  • Identify how recently issued auditing standards will effect state and local government audits
  • Recognize the challenges the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) will have on governmental financial statements
Aug 17
1:05 PM–2:20 PM
CPE Credits
NASBA Field of Study
Auditing (Governmental)
Advanced Preparation
Session Tags
State and Local