Association of Certified Fraud Examiners - Their home page provides information about the Association, the certification program, sponsored seminars and conferences and excerpts from it monthly magazine. "The Association was formed in 1988 to provide a forum for professionals who investigate fraud in all of its many and varied forms." Their Fraud & Investigation Links page lists links for agencies and organizations of the federal government, federal information services, information security, internal auditing and management, investigations and forensics, forensic science, criminal justice, law enforcement and more. For local chapter information, try The Tampa Bay Chapter - ACFE.
Association of Local Government Auditors - ALGA is a professional organization to improve local government auditing. The organization disseminates information and ideas about financial and performance auditing, provides training, and offers a national forum to discuss auditing issues.
Audinet Resource List - From James M. Kaplan, this is one of the most comprehensive lists of available auditing resources on the internet.
Code of Federal Regulations - The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is a codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the Executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. The CFR online is a joint project authorized by the publisher, the National Archives and Records Administration's Office of the Federal Register, and the Government Printing Office (GPO) to provide the public with enhanced access to Government information. GPO will continue to make the paper editions of the CFR and Federal Register available through its Superintendent of Documents Sales service.
Florida Statutes & Constitution - This area provides electronic copies of the Florida Statutes and Constitution. You may also search the statutes by keyword using an indexing system. Currently, the Constitution is only provided in a plain text file (270K). Future enhancements will include compressed copies and other easier to use formats.
General Accounting Office - "The General Accounting Office is the investigative arm of Congress. Charged with examining matters relating to the receipt and disbursement of public funds, GAO performs audits and evaluations of Government programs and activities." Their site contains: GAO Reports and Testimony, Comptroller General Decisions and Opinions, Reports on Federal Agency Major Rules and Policy and Guidance Materials.
Government Auditing Standards (The Yellow Book) - Links to current Government Auditing Standards (July 1999, Revised through Amendment No. 2), exposure drafts currently out for comment, and related information. These standards are often referred to as generally accepted government auditing standards. They were promulgated by the Comptroller General of the United States and provide government auditors guidance on their responsibilities in performing financial and performance audits.
Institute of Internal Auditors - "The Institute of Internal Auditors' mission is to be the primary international professional association, organized on a worldwide basis, dedicated to the promotion and development of the practice of internal auditing." Their site provides information about the Institute, its mission, programs and services.
Public Technology, Inc. - Public Technology, Inc. (PTI), is the non-profit technology organization for all cities and counties in the United States. The National League of Cities, the National Association of Counties, and the International City/County Management Association, three primary local government associations, provide PTI with its policy direction. This site provides links to city, county, and state governments and to local governments around the world.
U.S. Code - Cornell Law School's Legal Information Institute is the most linked to web resource in the field of law. This page allows you to search the most recent version of the U.S. Code made available by the US House of Representatives by title and section number or by a table of contents .