Tag Archives: single audits

Sneak Preview: HUD Makes Revisions to Consolidated Audit Guide

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Department of Housing and Urban Development is updating its Consolidated Audit Guide for audits of HUD programs. Each chapter of the guide is being updated and…

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Hello World! Introducing Federal Grants Compliance eXpert

It’s a bold, new world here at Thompson. Subscribers now have a greatly enhanced method to receive our award-winning news and analysis.

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Please, OMB, Put Me Out of Business

(The following post was published on Thompson’s education blog, Title 1-derland.) I think the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is missing a good chance to put me out of business.

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2012 A-133 Compliance Supplement Is Final!

It’s finally final!!!! The 2012 OMB Circular A-133 Compliance Supplement has gone live as of today!

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A Dreaded False Start

I came in this morning and did my usual check of the grants management/audit websites, especially the Office of Management and Budget website, for any new word on the final version of the 2012 Circular A-133 Compliance Supplement. To my…

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Same Situation, Different Day

Remember the California preacher last year who said that the world was going to end on May 21, 2011. Much was written about his doomsday warnings, and sects of believers were all set for the world to end that day….

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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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Now That’s Just Plain Dumb!

It’s time again for some more audience participation. I saw this online feature the other day listing some of the dumbest apps created for smart phones. I obviously had to agree that anything flatulence-related should be on the list of…

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Charter Oversight: Managing From Behind a Curtain

(This guest post was written by Nancy Connor and originally appeared on Thompson’s education blog, Title I-Derland.) Charter schools represent a growing concern to me because all of our 30+ charter schools are considered to be public schools under the umbrella of my…

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It’s a Good Time to Get Caught in the Web(inars)

It seems that I’ve been spending a lot more time with our webinar team these days. With so much going on in the grants management and single audit arena lately, we’ve been conferring on a routine basis on how to…

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