The Audit Communication Standards

1 Credits: Auditing


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The Audit Communication Standards

Course Level
CPE Credits

1 Credits: Auditing

Course Description

Before this course, adapting to the newly enforced audit communication standards by the Auditing Standards Board might seem daunting. This course acts as a bridge, transitioning you from uncertainty to confidence in your audit communications. After completing the course, you’ll move from a basic understanding of audit communications to mastering the new requirements and standards set for 2021. You will gain insights into the revised definition of “Materiality,” learn to apply new provisions in audit reporting, and enhance your skills in communicating with governance bodies. With Jeff Sailor‘s engaging teaching methods and unique video parodies, you will find yourself well-equipped to navigate these changes, ensuring your audits are both compliant and effectively communicated.

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Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Identify the new audit standards and requirements
  • Describe the new definition for “Materiality”
  • Apply the provisions for the new audit report
  • Apply the provisions for going concern
  • Describe the new communications to Those Charged with Governance
  • Apply the new procedures related to communications
  • Apply the new provisions related to Other Information Included in Annual Reports
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Course Specifics

Course ID
Revision Date
August 15, 2022


Advanced Preparation


Compliance Information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

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Meet The Experts

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Jeff Sailor, CPA, received a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Florida. Upon graduation, he joined the auditing staff at Peat Marwick in Jacksonville, Florida, where he worked on a large number of national accounts. Jeff has managed his own accounting firm in Ocala, Florida, since 1984. During that time, he has also developed unique auditing approaches and auditing software. Since 1992, Jeff has been teaching accounting and auditing courses he developed to combat traditional “boring CPE.” Using a variety of creative teaching methods sprinkled with humorous video spoofs, Jeff is able to combine his in-depth accounting insights …