(CPE Savers) Auditing 401(k) Plans: Critical Issues and Annual Update

Code: CS-AFP4

Date Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Time 8:30am - 12:00pm
Central Time
Location Minnesota Society of CPAs
1650 W 82nd St Ste 600
Bloomington, MN 55431-1458
Map & directions
CPE credits CPE 4.0
of study
Auditing - Technical (4.0)
Instructor Marjorie Heap, CPA
Peterson Whitaker & Bjork, LLC
Standard member fee $99.00
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Early member fee $49.00

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With employee benefit plans under increased scrutiny, it's never been more important for auditors to stay up to date on the rules and regulations that impact the audit engagement. At this essential course, enhance your 401(k) plan auditing knowledge and examine recent developments affecting audit procedures and reporting. Come away with best practices and tips for performing effective, efficient 401(k) audits.

This course is part of the CPE Savers program, seminars led by new MNCPA instructors.

Who should take this program?

Experienced practitioners responsible for planning and performing employee benefit plan audit engagements

Major subjects

  • Changes to rules and regulations affecting 401(k) plans
  • Audit strategy and tips for improving overall efficiency
  • Risks associated with employee benefit plan audit engagements
  • Common mistakes noted in peer reviews and Department of Labor (DOL) inspections

Learning objective(s)

  • Understand the current rules and regulations associated with 401(k) plans
  • Identify best practices associated with engagement performance
  • Understand the risks associated with a benefit plan audit engagement
  • Avoid common mistakes noted during peer reviews


Course code Code CS-AFP4
Sponsor MNCPA
NASBA ID#: 139884
Level Basic
Format Group Live
Prerequisites Prereq. Basic understanding of auditing defined contribution plans recommended.