Government Accounting


The Governmental Accounting Standards Board releases a publication, Reporting Performance Information: Suggested Criteria for Effective Communication, which offers 16 criteria state and local governments can use when preparing reports on the nature and results of services they’ve rendered. The report can be downloaded free online ( www.seagov.org/sea_gasb_project/suggested_criteria_report.pdf ) or ordered in a print version (shipping charges and tax apply) by calling 800-748-0659.

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How the election may affect taxation of business income

This report summarizes recent proposals to reform the U.S. business income tax system and considers the path to enactment of any such legislation.

VIDEO

How to Excel pivot a general ledger

The general ledger is a vast historical data archive of your company's financial activities, including revenue, expenses, adjustments, and account balances. J. Carlton Collins, CPA, shows how to prepare data for, and mine data with, PivotTables.

QUIZ

Did you follow 2016’s biggest accounting news?

CPAs will remember 2016 as a year of new standards and new faces. How well did you follow the biggest accounting events? The 7 questions in this quiz will help you find out