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Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education

Attestation Standards (AS4)

4-Hour Program

WHY ATTEND THIS COURSE?

This program is designed for CPAs in public practice who perform attest services of non-financial information, including comfort letters. The program focuses on SSAE 18, the new clarified and re-codified standard that replaces most of the existing standard and is effective for reports written after May 1, 2017.

DESIGNED FOR...

All practitioners in public accounting and those who use their services.

OBJECTIVE

Participants will be able to:

  • Understand the new standard
  • Be able to issue reports on perspective financial information, pro forma financial information, compliance and controls at a service organization
  • Understand the application of examination, review, and agreed-upon procedures engagements
  • Understand the new rules regarding representation letters

MAJOR SUBJECTS

  • Major changes in SSAE 18
  • Agreed-upon procedures
  • Examinations and reviews
  • Application of other explanatory material

COURSE ACRONYM: AS4

PRESENTATION METHOD: Group-live

LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE: Basic

PREREQUISITES:

  • None

ADVANCE PREPARATION: None

FIELD OF STUDY: Auditing

RECOMMENDED CPE CREDIT: 4 hours


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SmartPros®, A Kaplan Company and Loscalzo Institute, A Kaplan Company are registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.