What s New in this Release October & August 2015

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1 PPC s SMART Practice Aids Single Audit What s New in this Release Octber & August 2015 We are pleased t prvide an updated versin f PPC s SMART Practice Aids Single Audit (versin ). New Features in this Release - PPC SMART Practice Aids Single Audit (versin ): This release crrects certain technical issues that sme custmers may have experienced using the August 2015 release f versin Once the PPC Install/Update has been run, all new engagements will use the new release. T update existing engagements, users shuld perfrm rllfrward and chse the 2015 Cmpliance Supplement Versin 2, r Check fr Updates, t reslve the issues nted belw: The message The rw cannt be null that may have ccurred when accessing the Assess Risk screen after an engagement had been rlled frward t the 2015 Cmpliance Supplement. Pssible display errrs in the audit prgram fr Cmpliance Requirements E, G, and L. Ptential display errrs in generatin fr prgrams entered withut CFDA numbers. Delays smetimes ccurring during backing up f an engagement. Cnnectin issues t Checkpint using the Windws 10 Edge brwser. Yu can als refer t Imprtant Ntes frm PPC n the SMART Single Audit Help menu t view additinal infrmatin abut this release and abut issues affecting yur single audits that becme available between releases. New Features in this Release - PPC SMART Practice Aids Single Audit (versin 6.0.7): This editin f PPC's SMART Practice Aids Single Audit includes updated cntent based n the 2015 Cmpliance Supplement, which is effective fr audits f fiscal years beginning after June 30, 2014 (years ending June 30, 2015 r later). It incrprates the audit requirements in OMB Circular A-133, fr audits f fiscal years ending befre December 26, This editin als encmpasses guidance fr the tw different sets f administrative and cst principle requirements cntained in Part 3 f the 2015 Cmpliance Supplement.

2 Part 3.1 f the Cmpliance Supplement applies t federal awards made befre December 26, 2014, and subsequent incremental funding that did nt mdify the award terms and cnditins. Part 3.2 f the Cmpliance Supplement applies t federal awards made n r after December 26, 2014, r t incremental funding with mdified terms and cnditins awarded n r after that date. Sme awards are subject t bth parts f the Cmpliance Supplement. Fllwing nscreen guidance, users will identify each award as Awards Made Befre December 26, 2014 (Part 3.1); Awards Made r Changed After December 26, 2014 (Part 3.2); r bth n the Add r Mdify Federal Award screen. Individual Cmpliance Requirements fr either r bth Parts 3.1 and 3.2 may then be selected and tailred in the Review and Mdify Cmpliance Prgrams sectin. Then, a single Cmpliance Audit Prgram fr each majr prgram, including either r bth Parts 3.1 and 3.2, is prepared fr testing and generatin. A subsequent release f PPC s SMART Practice Aids Single Audit will include updated cntent, lgic, and frms fr audits subject t the audit requirements in the Unifrm Guidance, which is effective fr audits beginning n r after December 26, 2014 (years ending December 31, 2015 r later). Yu can als refer t Imprtant Ntes frm PPC n the Help menu t view additinal infrmatin abut this release and abut issues affecting yur single audits that becme available between releases. Site Administratrs If yu are nt yur firm's Site Administratr, r if yu need t change yur firm's Site Administratr, please send an t and prvide the new Site Administratr cntact name and address. Access the Checkpint User Administratin System directly by ging t Pre-Installatin Cnsideratins Befre starting the installatin prcess, please ensure that the cmputer(s) yu will be installing t meet the minimum system requirements. Extensive prduct release and supprt infrmatin is available in ur Custmer Help Center, including system requirements and installatin instructins, What's New in this Release, Best Practice Checklist fr Implementatin and Installatin, Quick Reference Cards, FAQs, and best practices fr using Checkpint Tls. Yu may access this infrmatin by ging t Yu can als sign up fr training curses and learn hw t make the mst f the prduct features and functinality.

3 Virtual Office CS Users - These prducts are planned fr availability in Virtual Office CS n August 31 st, Windws 8 users. With the release f Windws 8.1, Micrsft is ending supprt f Windws 8 n 1/12/2016. Please mve t Windws 8.1 by 1/12/2016. It is ur sftware plicy t fllw Micrsft's Supprt Lifecycle plan fr bth Windws and Office. If yu have questins abut installing yur prduct, please cntact Technical Supprt at (800) , ptin 4. Other questins abut yur prduct may be directed t Custmer Service at (800) , ptin 2. Installatin T install, lgin t Checkpint at then frm the Tls tab, click the PPC Install/Update link, then click the Install/Update buttn. If yu d nt knw yur Checkpint User ID and hw t lgin, please Create a Case at A respnse will be sent t yur address. Only SMART Practice Aids and Checkpint Tls titles currently wned by yur firm will be available fr installatin. If yu have questins abut installing yur prduct, please cntact Technical Supprt at (800) , ptin 4. Other questins abut yur prduct may be directed t Custmer Service at (800) , ptin 2. Details f imprtant new features in this release: Part 3.1 f the Cmpliance Supplement applies t federal awards made befre December 26, 2014, and subsequent incremental funding that did nt mdify the award terms and cnditins. Part 3.2 f the Cmpliance Supplement applies t federal awards made n r after December 26, 2014, r t incremental funding with mdified terms and cnditins awarded n r after that date. Sme awards are subject t bth parts f the Cmpliance Supplement

4 This determinatin will be made when entering the award as seen belw: Details f imprtant new features Re: Cmpliance Prgrams in this release: Selectins fr Awards Made Befre December 26, 2014 (Part 3.1) and Awards Made r Changed After December 26, 2014 (Part 3.2) have been added t the Add r Mdify Federal Award screen. The individual selectins f Parts 3.1 and/r 3.2 fr each award within a majr prgram cluster are cmbined tgether fr presentatin in the Review and Mdify Cmpliance Prgrams sectin. Individual Cmpliance Requirements fr Pre 12/26/2014 Award (Part 3.1) and Pst 12/26/2014 Award (Part 3.2) have been added t the Review and Mdify Cmpliance Prgrams sectin that may be individually selected and tailred by the user. The Cmpliance Audit Prgram fr each majr prgram has been restructured t accmmdate either r bth Parts 3.1 and 3.2 by Cmpliance Requirement in a cnsecutive frmat t increase the efficiency in cmpliance testing. Mdify Cmpliance Requirements as seen belw:

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