Avoiding Problems in Conducting Single Audits

The Single Audit Act of 1984 requires a single, organization-wide financial and compliance audit for state and local governments. For many years, federal IGs have complained about the quality of single audits. This course is designed to assist auditors who conduct single audits to avoid the concerns raised by the IGs.

Learning Objectives

This course covers:

  • Concerns expressed about single audits
  • Dealing with the issues the IGs raised: reviewing internal controls over compliance
  • Rules that govern federal grants
  • Complying with federal expectations for audit findings
  • Conducting audit samples in an acceptable manner
  • Interests of the relevant offices of the federal OIGs

Related Courses

  • Compliance with the Yellow Book
  • Comprehensive Update of GAAS -- 1 Day
  • Comprehensive Update of GAAS -- 2 Days
  • Field(s) of Study

    Auditing (Governmental)

    Course Length

    1 day

    Course Level



    Boyars, Sefton

    CPE Hours


    Group Cost

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