NASACT Webinar: Electronic Financial Reporting: FDTA And More!


This webinar will focus on the Financial Data Transparency Act (FDTA), along with other topics related to electronic financial reporting.

Key focus areas include:

  • Discuss the provisions of the FDTA and how they impact state and local governments.
  • Hear from the University of Michigan's Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) on their work on data standards.
  • Learn how data tagging occurs (e.g. moving from Excel to XBRL).
  • Compare and contrast the FDTA to the Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency Act (the GREAT Act).
  • Hear from an auditor organization on the pros and cons of standardized, machine-readable financial information’s impact on oversight responsibilities.

Date: 03/08/2023
Time: 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. (local time)
CPE: 2 credits


At the end of this webinar, attendees should be able to:

  • Identify the key elements of the FDTA.
  • Understand the potential implementation issues associated with FDTA.
  • Recognize how financial information in machine-readable format can impact the preparer’s and auditor’s responsibilities.


Accounting (Governmental).

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