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Governmental Auditing Update: Yellow Book & Uniform Guidance What You Need to Know

Total Credits: 4.4 including 4.4 Auditing (Governmental) - Technical

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Accounting and Auditing |  ACPEN Industry Institute |  Yellow Book
Melisa F. Galasso
Course Levels:
4.4 Hours
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This course covers the important changes to Yellow Book as well as Single Audits. We will review the major changes auditors need to understand when performing audits under GAGAS (aka Yellow Book or Government Auditing Standards). Areas of focus include the updated independence requirements, form and organization of the guidance, and quality control as well as common deficiencies. We’ll also look at the AICPA’s reporting standard and its impact on the auditor’s report as well as the Compliance report for Single Audits. We will then switch gears and cover the Uniform Guidance including the most recent changes to the Uniform Guidance issued in 2020 as well as the impact of COVID on Single Audits.

Key Topics:

2018 Yellow Book including CPE requirements for Yellow Book


SAS 134 and 140

Uniform Guidance Update


Learning Objectives:

• Identify changes to the auditor’s report

• Analyze how non-audit services impact independence

• Describe changes to the Uniform Guidance

• Recall impact of COVID19 on Single Audits and GAGAS engagements


Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Describe the changes to Yellow Book
  • Analyze how nonaudit services impact independence
  • Identify proposed changes to the Uniform Guidance
  • List common deficiencies found in Single Audits
  • Identify the five methods of procurement
  • Describe the changes to the new Compliance Supplement

Major Subjects
  • Changes to Yellow Book and Single Audits
  • Single Audit under the Uniform Grant Guidance
  • Auditing


Course Materials


Melisa F. Galasso's Profile

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Founder and CEO

Galasso Learning Solutions LLC

Melisa Galasso is the founder and CEO of Galasso Learning Solutions LLC. A CPA with nearly 20 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical acconting and auditing topics, including not-for-profit and governmental accounting. She also supports essential professional development, audit level training, and train the trainer efforts. Melisa is a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and has earned the Association for Talent Development Master Trainer™ designation. Her passion for instructional design and adult learning techniques is one of the differentiators that set her apart from other CPE providers. Within the industry, Melisa serves on the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), AICPA Council, and the VSCPA’s Board of Directors. She previously served on the AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee (TIC) and is a past-Chair of the NCACPA’s A&A committee. Melisa also authors the AICPA’s State and Local Government Guide and serves as a SME for the Center for Plain English Accounting.



Fri, May 14, 2021 - 01:00pm to 04:46pm CDT
Sat, May 29, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:46pm CDT
Mon, Jun 14, 2021 - 01:00pm to 04:46pm CDT
Tue, Jun 29, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:46pm CDT
Wed, Jul 07, 2021 - 01:00pm to 04:46pm CDT
Thu, Jul 15, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:46pm CDT
Fri, Aug 13, 2021 - 01:00pm to 04:46pm CDT
Mon, Aug 23, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:46pm CDT
Tue, Sep 14, 2021 - 01:00pm to 04:46pm CDT
Thu, Sep 23, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:46pm CDT
Wed, Oct 13, 2021 - 01:00pm to 04:46pm CDT
Fri, Oct 29, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:46pm CDT
Mon, Nov 08, 2021 - 01:00pm to 04:46pm CST
Thu, Nov 18, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:46pm CST
Tue, Dec 07, 2021 - 01:00pm to 04:46pm CST
Wed, Dec 15, 2021 - 09:00am to 12:46pm CST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Advanced Preparation


Designed For

CPAs performing Yellow Book and Uniform Guidance audits.

Original Recording Date


Yellow Book


Course Developer

Galasso Learning Solutions

Date Added to Catalog



Prior experience with GAGAS and Uniform Guidance.



Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy

Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199). 

Official Registry Statement

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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

Refund/Cancellation Policy

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Overall:      4.7

Total Reviews: 23


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