Tag Archives: Circular A-133 Compliance Supplement

Sneak Preview: Oregon Audit Urges Level of Effort Clarity

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) While most state auditor financial or performance audits offer recommendations specifically for entities within the state, a recent Oregon Audits Division report expanded that scope and urged…

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An Opportunity for Clarity Wasted

In a blog post a year ago today, I complained about the confusing language in a change made in the 2011 OMB Circular A-133 Compliance Supplement. I even offered a much clearer alternative. I mentioned my suggestion to others in…

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Sneak Preview: Effective Policies Can Reduce Audit Findings

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Recipients of federal funds can reduce Office of Management and Budget Circular A-133 single audit findings by developing effective policies and procedures that specifically address the compliance…

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Funding Attractions Presents ‘The Return of the Snail’

OK, although I promised myself I wouldn’t go overboard, I had to do this at least once. We present the return of the snail. If you were a follower of our blog posts last spring, you’ll probably remember that we…

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So What’s So Special About June 1?

If you are a recipient of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act award funding from the National Institute of Health and you expect to continue spending funds past September 2013, your deadline for submitting a waiver to do so is fast…

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Is the AICPA Pulling the Federal Government’s Strings?

It’s another case of curious timing.

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Bringing Clarity to a Clarification in the Circular A-133 Compliance Supplement

Do you ever read something that makes you stop in your tracks and say “Wait, what?” That was my reaction to one sentence in the 1,544 -page 2011 Office of Management and Budget Circular A-133 Compliance Supplement. That one sentence…

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Looking Forward to the AICPA Not-for-Profit Conference

Now that I have completed writing multiple stories from the National Grants Management Association’s Annual Training Conference, I’ll be on the road again next month to attend another important conference, although this one a bit closer to home. This time,…

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2011 OMB Circular A-133 Compliance Supplement Delayed

Okay, so maybe we were a bit hasty in congratulating the federal government for getting out guidance in a timely manner.

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