Government Accounting


The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) published a Guide to Implementation of GASB Statement No. 44 on the Statistical Section, which explains in question-and-answer format how the comprehensive annual financial reports of state and local governments should present trend information on financial results, major revenue sources, outstanding debt, economic and demographic indicators and operating activities. To order the guide (# GQA44), go to http://store.yahoo.com/gasbpubs/gqa44.html or call 800-748-0659.

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