Gain critical insights for improving government audit quality at the annual COCPA Governmental Conference. Every year, there are new and emerging developments. This conference will give you clarity about the “new now” and help you anticipate what’s next.
To update participants on current developments in the government industry.
Practitioners and governmental accountants wanting an overview of specialized subjects in the governmental arena.
The GASB update will provide participants information on current projects, recently completed projects, and potential projects. Attendees can expect to learn about projects that may impact financial reporting of their state or local government.
Insight into the current phase of the economic recovery. What are the short term opportunities and challenges? What are the long term challenges and opportunities?
Where are we on the employment recovery path at the national and state level?
Should we be worrying about debt, inflation and interest rates?
How have governmental revenues been impacted?
Learning Objective: Perspective from around the state, the good, the bad and the ugly
CARES Act stories, what worked and what didn’t?
Auditing – Will these funds be looked at differently?
Learn about common errors and best practices in local government financial statements and note disclosures. Also hear an OSA update on the Fiscal Year 2020 statewide audit and the factors that lead to a modified opinion.
Learn about common errors and best practices in local government financial statements and note disclosures.
The decision to modify an audit opinion is never easy, learn about key factors that impacted the State of Colorado’s Fiscal Year 2020 audit.
School year 2020-2021 was a wild ride for Colorado school districts, CDE and school district auditors! In this session, we will review issues such as federal COVID stimulus funds for education, changes to the school finance act and other updates. We will also have a chance to discuss the opportunities and challenges for auditing school districts, and potential solutions going forward.
Current hacking techniques and emerging technologies as well as the current breaches.
• Current hacking techniques
• Current emerging technologies within hacking
• Discuss current breaches
Gallagher has finally been repealed after repeated attempts, but now
The change for the residential assessment rate – Gallagher Amendment
Trend in increased values and property taxes
What does a repeal of Gallgaher really mean to municipalities?
Businesses? Home owners?
Budget requirements – what auditors should be looking for, what entities needs to be aware of moving forward