Government Accounting


The Governmental Accounting Standards Board issued Technical Bulletin no. 2006-1 to clarify how state and local government entities should report payments received from the federal government under the retiree drug subsidy provisions of Medicare Part D. The bulletin (product no. GTB0601) can be ordered at http://gasbpubs.stores.yahoo.net/gtb0601.html . With certain exceptions, it took effect June 30, 2006.

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Test yourself on these often confused words

The spelling checker on your word processing program can do only so much to flag problems. Your best insurance is to learn the troublesome words that trip up writers and use them correctly by the standards of formal, written English.