Register for April 29th Required GAQC 2014 Annual Update Webcast
Read GAQC Alert #246 for registration information on GAQC Annual Update, to be held on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (Eastern Time). The Webcast will provide participants with a summary of the key issues that GAQC members should be considering as part of planning for the 2014 audit season. Remember that the GAQC membership requirements for CPA firms and State Audit Organizations require the firm's DAQP or SAO DAQL to attend this annual Center-sponsored Webcast. However, all levels of staff will benefit from attending. Members will get the most benefit from viewing this Webcast prior to starting your 2014 governmental audits. Therefore, the GAQC Executive Committee strongly recommends that members take the opportunity to view the live Webcast.
Important New Cost-Sharing Pension Plan Guidance
The AICPA State and Local Government Expert Panel (SLGEP) 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 as a result of new pension accounting standards issued by GASB. Read GAQC Alert #244 to learn more about the two whitepapers relevant to cost-sharing multiple employer plans (cost-sharing plans), participating employers, and their auditors, that include critical information for a successful implementation of the standards; and about the numerous resources available.
Read GAQC Alert #243 the Latest Governmental Auditing Update
This GAQC Alert is intended to inform GAQC members about the following important developments: (1) Issuance of a Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) document by the Council on Financial Assistance Reform (COFAR) relating to the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Gant Guidance); (2) OMB’s New guidance clarifying the audit procedures for the Procurement and Suspension and Debarment type of compliance requirement in the 2013 Compliance Supplement (Part 3-I); (3) Latest HUD lender news; and (4) New audit guidance issued by USDA Rural Utility Service for RUS loan and grant recipients and effective for December 31, 2013, year-end audits.
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