The Profession Loses a Trailblazer


Barbara A. Henderson, CPA—the first woman appointed to the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)—died in November at age 67. She was a member of GASB from 1991 until her retirement in 1999 and also of its predecessor, the National Council on Government Accounting.

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Getting leases in line

ASC Topic 842 is a relatively simple standard that can mean profound changes for organizations with leases. This report examines what makes this standard challenging and describes new ways for CPAs to add value.