Governmental Auditing

Deadline for certain single audits delayed because of pandemic

The Office of Management and Budget is permitting a six-month delay beyond the normal due date for recipients and subrecipients with fiscal year ends through June 30, 2021, that have not yet filed their single audits with the Federal Audit Clearinghouse.

Single audits: Deliver high quality in a challenging time

The federal funding surge that accompanied the coronavirus pandemic has made single audits more challenging than ever. But now that the rules have been released, practitioners need to focus on delivering high-quality single audits in this difficult time.

Kristen Kociolek, CPA, CGMA

Project management is most successful when a solid plan is accompanied with the flexibility to change when needed, according to Kristen Kociolek, CPA, CGMA.

Guidance for single audits provided in OMB compliance addendum

The Office of Management and Budget released its 2020 Compliance Supplement addendum, providing single audit practitioners with information they were eagerly awaiting on how to audit federal economic relief programs related to the coronavirus pandemic.

Q&A: FASAB reaches milestone amid pandemic

After celebrating its 30th anniversary, the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board is continuing to move forward in its mission to deliver transparency in federal accounting, says board Chair George Scott, CPA, CGMA.

Awards recognize outstanding CPAs in government

The Outstanding CPA in Government Impact Awards recognize significant contributions from CPAs to the efficiency, effectiveness, or innovative service delivery of their local, state, or federal employer organizations.

Tips for single audits amid pandemic uncertainty

An avalanche of new federal awards has left practitioners who perform single audits working under uncertain circumstances and awaiting regulators’ guidance. Here’s how practitioners can give themselves a chance to succeed under challenging conditions.

SPONSORED REPORT

Get your clients ready for tax season

Upon its enactment in March, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) introduced many new tax changes, some of which retroactively affected 2020 returns. Making the right moves now can help you mitigate any surprises heading into 2022.

100th ANNIVERSARY

Black CPA Centennial, 1921–2021

With 2021 marking the 100th anniversary of the first Black licensed CPA in the United States, a yearlong campaign kicked off to recognize the nation’s Black CPAs and encourage greater progress in diversity, inclusion, and equity in the CPA profession.