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22WS-1204: Surgent's Auditing 401(k) Plans: Critical Issues and Annual Update (Webinar)

If you have questions about this event, please call us at 952-831-2707.

Date Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Time 8:00am - 11:30am
Central Time
Location Online
CPE credits CPE 4.0
of study
Auditing - Technical (4.0)
Instructor Melissa Critcher, CPA
Melissa G. Critcher, CPA, PC
Standard Member Fee $159.00
Standard Nonmember Fee $159.00


Due to increasing scrutiny in the employee benefit plan area, it is imperative for auditors of 401(k) plans to remain up to date on the rules and regulations that may impact the audit engagement. With SAS 136, the AICPA's new employee benefit plan auditing standard now effective, this knowledge is even more critical.

In this course, auditors will enhance their knowledge by understanding the changes affecting audit procedures and reporting under SAS 136, identifying best practices, and performing efficient audit engagements.

Who should take this program?

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

Major subjects

  • Key requirements of SAS 136
  • Annual update of the changes affecting 401(k) plans
  • Discussion of audit strategy while improving overall efficiency
  • Description of common mistakes as noted in peer reviews and DOL inspections

Learning objective(s)

  • Recall key elements of SAS 136
  • Understand the current changes to the 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 22WS-1204
Sponsor Surgent
NASBA ID#: 103212
Level Basic
Format Group Internet Based
Prerequisites Prereq. Basic understanding of auditing defined contribution plans

If you have questions about this event, please call us at 952-831-2707.

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