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How to Prepare a CAFR

CPE Credit

12 CPE and satisfies requirements for the VGFOA Certificate Program. A certification exam will be given from 1-3 pm on the second day.  


This course assumes a basic knowledge of accounting and builds on material covered from the 2005 GAAFR (Blue Book) from VGFOA’s Intermediate and Advanced Government Accounting courses.  This course will assist government finance professionals to understand the requirements for independently preparing the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), including suggestions for preparing for the annual audit; development of the entries for the government-wide and entity-wide financial statements; and understanding the requirements and benefits of submitting the CAFR to GFOA’s and ASBO’s certification programs.

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