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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IRS sets start date for tax season

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