Unprecedented federal relief expenditures of the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds left many small governments in need of single audits for the first time.
New tools offered by the AICPA Governmental Audit Quality Center discuss coronavirus relief fund audit requirements for for-profit health care entities as well as single audit tips for auditors and organizations subject to single audit requirements.
The OMB issued a second addendum to its 2021 Compliance Supplement for single audits.
An addendum to the Office of Management and Budget Compliance Supplement that was issued in December provides clarity on single audit requirements related to two key federal pandemic relief programs.
Some requirements for single audits were clarified with the issuance of the 2021 Compliance Supplement by the Office of Management and Budget. Some questions remain, though, and OMB is expected to issue two addenda with additional guidance.
Single audits are especially challenging amid a pandemic-related surge in government aid. Understanding how to apply guidance in the Office of Management and Budget’s Compliance Supplements is critical for delivery of a high-quality engagement.
Over the last several weeks, HHS has established in its PRF FAQs that the reporting in the PRF Reporting Portal will be based on when PRF payments were received.
A CPA shares advice for organizations and practitioners on single audits and why more expertise is needed, and an AICPA vice president explains the reasons behind the organization’s support of a bill recently introduced in the House of Representatives.
As pandemic relief adds to funding that needs to be considered in a single audit, it’s important to remember that the rules in the Uniform Guidance still prevail.
A US Government Accountability Office report has concluded that yearly federal guidance provided to single audit practitioners should be more timely and more responsive to auditors’ input and needs.
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.
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.
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.
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.