Government Resource Center 

To help CPAs working at the federal, state and local government levels meet the challenges of performing their work. The center has a wide variety of resources available for guidance and informational purposes. For a list of CPE, publications and conferences for CPAs in government, visit the AICPA Store

2015 Outstanding CPA in Government Awards

2015 Outstanding CPA Award Winners being presented by Tommye Barie

Tommye Barie presents the 2015 Outstanding CPA in Government Awards at the GAAC-East in Washington, DC on August 10, 2015.

2015 Outstanding CPA in Government Impact Awards

2015 Imapct Award Winners

Anne Harty (Local), Jacob Flournoy (State), and Leah Nikaidoh (Federal) Award Winners

Press Release for Local Government Winner
(Rock Hill, SC Herald)


The Governmental Audit Quality Center (GAQC) Auditee Resource Center includes information, practice aids, tools, and other resources that should be of most interest and benefit to auditees.

The AICPA’s Governmental Audit Quality Center Releases Updated Illustrative State and Local Financial Statement Audit Reports

AICPA Technical Hotline
The AICPA has a team of experts that will help answer your questions on accounting and financial reporting issues.

The FinREC issues comment letters to communicate its views and positions on accounting and financial reporting proposals issued by standard setters, such as FASB, GASB, and the IASB. 

Benefits of Audit Committees and Audit Committee Charters for Government Entities

News and Other Information 

2016 Outstanding CPA in Government Awards
Nominations are now closed for the Outstanding CPA in Government Impact (Local/State/Federal) and Career Contribution Awards.
Award recipients will be honored at the annual AICPA National Governmental Accounting and Auditing Update Conference, August 8 - 10, 2016, in Washington, DC.

GPAC Committee
The AICPA Government Performance and Accountability Committee (GPAC) represents CPAs working in all levels of federal, state, and local government. It also serves the public who depend on CPAs to help ensure government accountability. 

The State and Local Governments Expert Panel serves the needs of AICPA members on financial and business reporting and audit and attest matters. The expert panel protects the public interest by bringing together knowledgeable parties in the state and local government industry to deliberate and come to agreement on key state and local government issues.

Increasing Government Accountability: The Benefits of Tracking Subcontracts

Vendor Integrity: Online Research
Proactive Detection of Improper Payments 
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