The Governmental Audit Quality Center (GAQC) promotes the importance of quality governmental audits and the value of such audits to purchasers of governmental audit services. GAQC is a voluntary membership center for CPA firms and state audit organizations that perform governmental audits.

    Search for a member firm or state audit organization alphabetically by name or by state.

    Audits that include single audits, financial statement audits of both governments & NFPs.

    Obtain discounts on registration for governmental related conferences and products.


    lock Register for GAQC CPE Rebroadcasts – A Week of "Summer Fun"
    Back by popular demand! To provide members with more quality CPE opportunities, we are again offering a week of CPE rebroadcasts in early August. The Web events selected are several of our more popular events held during the last 6 months. The table in GAQC Alert #254 summarizes the topic of each rebroadcast, along with the relevant dates and times. Each registration link provides you with information on how to register and also provides group viewing options. We hope that you or any of your staff that might have missed the live events will take advantage of these opportunities.
    lock New Agent Pension-Related Auditing Interpretations
    Read GAQC Alert #255 to learn about the issuance of two additional auditing interpretations relating to issues and questions associated with the implementation of the soon-to-be effective pension standards issued by the GASB as it relates to agent multiple-employer plans (agent plans) and participating employers. Additionally, this GAQC Alert includes: (1) A summary of all pension-related guidance issued by AICPA to date to ensure our members, both those auditing governmental plans and participating employers, have not overlooked any of this important guidance; (2) A summary of AICPA and other governmental pension-related resources; and (3) A quick update on additional AICPA guidance expected.
    GASB Pensions Agent Plan Guidance Available!
    The AICPA State and Local Government Expert Panel has been engaged in numerous and complex discussions regarding accounting and auditing implementation issues facing governmental pension plans, the governmental employers that participate in those plans (employers or participating employers), and their auditors. The purpose of GAQC Alert #253 is to make you aware of the release of a whitepaper relevant to agent multiple-employer plans, participating employers, and their auditors, that include critical information for a successful implementation of the new pension accounting standards issued by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board.

    Member web events are held periodically and are archived on this page for convenient access.

    GAQC Alerts contain critical and time sensitive information about governmental audit developments and this page contains archived Alerts issued to date.

    GAQC has developed valuable tools to help members perform quality single audits.

    About the Center 

    GAQC is a voluntary membership center for CPA firms and state audit organizations that perform governmental audits. The Center serves as a comprehensive resource for member firms and state audit organizations (SAO), supporting you on your governmental audits.

    AICPA TV - GAQC at 10 Years: Continuing a Commitment to Quality 

    The GAQC is commemorating its 10th year anniversary! We are proud of our first decade of working with our members to enhance governmental audit quality. Check out this video to hear members talk about what the value of the Center to their practices.  We look forward to the next decade of working together in our goal to improve quality!

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    New and Updated GAQC Alerts 

    GAQC Alert No. 257
    AICPA Releases Quality Paper; 2014 DCF Update; Performing Out-of-State Attest Work; Center Dues

    GAQC Alert No. 256
    Important GAQC, GASB, and HUD Updates

    GAQC Alert No. 255
    New Agent Pension-Related Auditing Interpretations and Summary of Key Pension-Related Guidance

    GAQC Alert No. 254
    Required GAQC Webcast Rebroadcast and Other GAQC Web Event Rebroadcast Opportunities

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