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3 edition of Local Government Audits 2001 found in the catalog.

Local Government Audits 2001

Complete Audit Program and Workpaper Management System

by Rhett D. Harrell

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Published by Harcourt Brace Professional Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management accounting,
  • Reference works,
  • Auditing - General,
  • Government & Business,
  • Auditing,
  • Local Government Finance,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business/Economics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages1000
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10106941M
    ISBN 10015607219X
    ISBN 109780156072199

    A valid reason for considering an audit finding as not warranting further action is that all of the following have occurred: i Two years have passed since the audit report in which the finding occurred was submitted to the Federal clearinghouse; ii The Federal agency or pass-through entity is not currently following up with the auditee on the audit finding; and iii A management decision was not issued. This document is designed to be an educational and reference tool for AICPA members and others interested in the subject of independence. June 15, Auditors' testing of performance measures adds value to the government organizations they serve by helping agencies make higher quality performance information available. If the policy authorizes investments in reverse repurchase agreements or other forms of leverage, the policy must limit the investments to transactions in which the proceeds are intended to provide liquidity and for which the unit of local government has sufficient resources and expertise.

    June 19, The effective date for financial audits and attestation engagements is for periods ending on or after December 15, Characteristics indicative of a Federal award received by a subrecipient are when the organization: 1 Determines who is eligible to receive what Federal financial assistance; 2 Has its performance measured against whether the objectives of the Federal program are met; 3 Has responsibility for programmatic decision making; 4 Has responsibility for adherence to applicable Federal program compliance requirements; and 5 Uses the Federal funds to carry out a program of the organization as compared to providing goods or services for a program of the pass-through entity. For Federal programs included in a cluster of programs, list individual Federal programs within a cluster of programs.

    To allow for planning, such requests should be made at least days prior to the end of the fiscal year to be audited. The securities listed in paragraphs c and d shall be invested to provide sufficient liquidity to pay obligations as they come due. Non-Federal entity means a State, local government, or non-profit organization. An auditor's objective is to determine whether financial statements are presented fairly, in all material respects, and are free of material misstatement. Illustrative Yellow Book Audit Reports.


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Local Government Audits 2001 book

To benefit the organization, quality auditing should not only report non-conformance and corrective actions but also highlight areas of good practice and provide evidence of conformance. Performance audits[ edit ] Performance audit refers to an independent Local Government Audits 2001 book of a program, function, operation or the management systems and procedures of a governmental or non-profit entity to assess whether the entity is achieving economy, efficiency and effectiveness in the employment of available resources.

The contract with the for-profit subrecipient should describe applicable compliance requirements and the for-profit subrecipient's compliance responsibility.

Project audit[ edit ] A project audit provides an opportunity to uncover issues, concerns and challenges encountered during the project lifecycle. Indian tribe means any Indian tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaskan Native village or regional or village corporation as defined in, or established under, the Alaskan Native Claims Settlement Act that is recognized by the United States as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians.

As a result, the review will help the organization identify what it needs to do to avoid repeating the same mistakes on future projects Projects can undergo 2 types of Project audits: [15] Regular Health Check Audits: The aim of a regular health check audit is to understand the current state of a project in order to increase project success.

The payments received for goods or services provided as a vendor would not be considered Federal awards. At the completion of the audit, the auditee shall prepare a corrective action plan to address each audit finding included in the current year auditor's reports.

This guidance is distributed with the understanding that the AICPA is not rendering any legal or ethical advice. In these cases the sales contract states that the supplier will mark up the vendor invoice cost actually paid for the materials by the supplier and apply a markup to arrive at the final sell price.

It is most often outlined in the sales contract between the two parties. Other forms of Project audits: Formal: Applies when the project is in trouble, sponsor agrees that the audit is needed, sensitivities are high, and need to be able prove conclusions via sustainable evidence.

Since the Federal Government is at risk for loans until the debt is repaid, the following guidelines shall be used to calculate the value of Federal awards expended under loan programs, except as noted in paragraphs c and d of this section: 1 Value of new loans made or received during the fiscal year; plus 2 Balance of loans from previous years for which the Federal Government imposes continuing compliance requirements; plus 3 Any interest subsidy, cash, or administrative cost allowance received.

The guidance in paragraphs b and c of this section should be considered in determining whether payments constitute a Federal award or a payment for goods and services. The board and the district are continued in effect for the purpose of satisfying these responsibilities.

Access the promotion code. The objective of operational audit is to examine Three E's, namely:[ citation needed ] Effectiveness — doing the right things with least wastage of resources.

Non-Federal entity means a State, local government, or non-profit organization. Research is defined as a systematic study directed toward fuller scientific knowledge or understanding of the subject studied.

Illustrative Yellow Book Audit Reports. This restriction applies to the base year used in the preparation of the indirect cost proposal or cost allocation plan and any subsequent years in which the resulting indirect cost agreement or cost allocation plan is used to recover costs.

Local government means any unit of local government within a State, including a county, borough, municipality, city, town, township, parish, local public authority, special district, school district, intrastate district, council of governments, and any other instrumentality of local government.

If in book entry form, must be held for the credit of the governing body by a depository chartered by the Federal Government, the state, or any other state or territory of the United States which has a branch or principal place of business in this state as defined in s.Jun 27,  · Circular No.

A Revised to show changes published in the Federal Register June 27, Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations.

Accompanying Federal Register Materials: Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations June 30, Audits of Local Governments: About Our Audits Performance Audits. LGSA conducts performance audits.

What is a Governmental Audit?

According to the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) Yellow Book [pdf], performance audits are designed to do the following: Provide findings or conclusions based on an evaluation of sufficient, appropriate evidence against criteria.

The Yellow Book provides standards and guidance for auditors and audit organizations, outlining the requirements for audit reports, professional qualifications for auditors, and audit organization quality control.

Auditors of federal, state, and local government programs use these standards to perform their audits and produce their reports. Governing provides nonpartisan news, insight and analysis about state and local government.

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