The Association of Government Accountants (AGA) supports the careers and professional development of government finance professionals working in federal, state and local governments as well as the private sector and academia.

AGA West Michigan is a local chapter of the AGA serving the Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, and Kalamazoo areas.  We offer our members and the communities we serve a variety of educational programs to advance governmental accountability.

Upcoming Events

Webinar - 2018 Single Audit Update

1:00 - 3:40 p.m. (2 CPE)

Each year Rehmann provides an update on the significant changes to the single audit guidance, including what auditees should be doing to prepare for a smooth audit. Hear the latest from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and more! 

Attend Rehmann's quarterly webinar to learn about these significant changes. Topics include:

  • Review the major changes and challenges auditees and auditors faced in implementing the new Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200)
  • Learn about the proposed revisions to Governmental Auditing Standards (the Yellow Book)
  • Understand OMB's emphasis on internal controls over compliance and what changes may be required at the local level
  • Discover the latest information on the OMB's 2018 Compliance Supplement and the Data Collection Form
  • Learn practical tips to avoid common single audit findings 


Please register here 
CPE is offered for this webinar

Sponsored by Rehmann

Location: Online
Date: July 24, 2018
Webinar - Practical Implementation of GASB 84 (Fiduciary Activities)

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. (2 CPE hours)

The GASB has changed the way governments will identify and report fiduciary activities beginning 12/15/2019. Learn how the GASB is defining who “controls” assets, which existing funds may no longer be reported as fiduciary activities, and which new funds may be included in the future. There is also a new fiduciary fund type and financial statement coming… it’s your (fiduciary) duty to learn more!

Location: Online
Date: October 23, 2018
AGA/GFOA Double Feature

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9:00-5:00 (8 CPE)

AGA’s Professional Development Training Presented by Stephen W. Blann, CPA, CGFM, CGMA

GFOA’s Annual GAAP Update Presented by GFOA Staff

  • New GASB statements and implementation guides
  • Proposals for major changes to generally accepted accounting principles for governments
  • The new Yellow Book

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Location: Rehmann, 2330 East Paris Ave., SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Date: November 1, 2018

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