A Complete Guide to the Yellow Book


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.


* 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 (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

Who Should Attend

Auditors performing Yellow Book engagements

Required Knowledge

Basic audit knowledge

Advanced Prep


Event Speaker(s)

Mr. Arthur McKinnon Winstead, Jr., CPA ( DMJ & Co., PLLC, Greensboro, NC ),

Additional Event Information

Check-in for all in-person events begins one hour prior to event start time. Also, be sure to allow enough time for traffic, parking, and check-in. If you should arrive late or depart early, you must adjust your CPE credit accordingly.

Also Available As

Friday, November 12, 2021 (8:30 am–4:15 pm ET)
Register >>

Share This Event

Event Vendor:Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC
Field of Study:Auditing (Governmental)
Level: Basic
Other:Yellow Book

Event Type:Seminar
NASBA Instructional Method:Group Live
Event Code:S0050821

Registration Fees

Early Bird Rate expires October 29, 2021

RegistrationEarly BirdRegular
NCACPA Member$245.00$295.00
CPE Sponsors LogoThe North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org/.

For information regarding refund, complaint, program cancellation or other policies, visit our Registration Policies page or call 800-469-1352.