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Auditing governmental financial statements

Venita M. Wood

Auditing governmental financial statements

programs and other practice aids

by Venita M. Wood

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Published by American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Financial Accounting Foundation. Governmental Accounting Standards Board,
    • Finance, Public -- Accounting -- Standards -- United States -- States,
    • Local finance -- Accounting -- Standards -- United States -- States,
    • Finance, Public -- United States -- States -- Auditing,
    • Local finance -- United States -- States -- Auditing

    • Edition Notes

      StatementVenita M. Wood ; edited by Lori A. West.
      SeriesAICPA audit and accounting practice aid series, AICPA practice aid series.
      ContributionsWest, Lori A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHJ9816 .W655 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 423 p. :
      Number of Pages423
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3436107M
      LC Control Number2005280111
      OCLC/WorldCa56018032

      About this topic. Based on the AICPA Competency Framework: Governmental Auditing, these learning resources are designed to help CPAs understand the knowledge and skills necessary to perform high-quality Single Audits, Yellow Book audits, and audits of state and local government financial ces include the most up-to-date information on the Uniform Guidance and recent . Chapter 13 from Blue Book. Governmental Fund Financial Statements Learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free. Search. Create. Log in Sign up. Governmental Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Reporting and 26 others 35 Terms. tami CPFO Exam - Governmental Accounting, Auditing.

        Single audits comprise two elements: an audit of financial statements, conducted in accord with Government Auditing Standards, and an audit of federal financial . Government Auditing Standards. financial statements in a governmental environment. Deleted. Deleted. Safeguarding of Assets. As applied to financial statement audits, internal control over safeguarding of assets constitutes a. process, effected by an entity's governing body, management, and other detection of unauthorized.

      5 hours ago  The audit included the financial statements of Greene County for “This audit demonstrates Greene County’s highest commitment to transparent government and the strength of the. Get this from a library! Auditing governmental financial statements: programs and other practice aids. [Venita M Wood; Lori A West] -- CD-ROM contains: most of the book's practice aids, the case study from ch. 13, and the illustrative auditor's reports from Appendix 14A of the GASB 34 Audit Guide (cf. p. 4).


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