Thank you for your interest in membership in the AICPA Governmental Audit Quality Center (Center). Center membership demonstrates your organization's commitment to audit quality in the critical area of governmental audits, including those performed under Government Auditing Standards and OMB Circular A-133, Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations. The Center serves as a comprehensive resource for member firms and state audit organizations (SAO), supporting you on your governmental audits. In addition, the Center provides members with an opportunity to network and exchange information with other member firms and SAOs, who, like your own, have demonstrated a commitment to governmental audit quality.

Center Mission 

The Center's primary purpose is to promote the importance of quality governmental audits and the value of such audits to purchasers of governmental audit services. Click here to view more information on the mission of the Center.

Membership Dues Schedule 

Dues for membership in the Governmental Audit Quality Center are based on the number of CPAs in your organization (firm or SAO) as of the date of your most recent fiscal year end and are assessed annually.

Member Dues Schedule

Savings on Professional Liability Insurance 

The AICPA Governmental Audit Quality Center is pleased to offer a benefit to Center members in recognition of your commitment to performing quality audits. The AICPA Professional Liability Insurance Program will award a 5% premium credit to firms that are members of the Center. Click here to learn more.

Benefits of Center Membership 

Joining the Governmental Audit Quality Center can help your organization demonstrate its commitment to quality in the performance of governmental audits. Leveraging the benefits of the Center will enable your organization to access resources designed to enhance your audit quality and will assist your organization in applying audit best practices. Click here to view the benefits of Center membership.
Questions and Answers on Membership Requirements

Governmental Audit Quality Related Products 

Government Auditing Standards and Single Audits - Audit Guide

Fully updated for the OMB Uniform Guidance for federal awards, this February 2015 edition provides up-to-date information regarding performing a single audit, including example auditor reports for both the financial statement audit and the OMB compliance audits.

2016 State and Local Government Audit Planning Considerations

Thursday, June 23 - It is the time of year to plan your state and local government (SLG) financial statement audits. This session is a new annual event that the GAQC will hold to help you prepare for your SLG financial statement audits.

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