Federal government entities will have extra time to implement a new lease accounting standard after the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB) announced that it is delaying the standard’s effective date.
GASB issued a proposed technical bulletin that would help state and local governments account for funds they received from programs included in the CARES Act pandemic relief legislation.
GASB issued a standard that specifically addresses accounting and financial reporting for subscription-based technology arrangements used by state and local governments.
Auditors performing engagements under government auditing standards were granted relief from certain CPE requirements by the US Government Accountability Office as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
GASB is giving state and local governments extra time to implement much of its recently issued guidance as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
A new accounting standard for federal government entities is designed to define the concept of materiality more precisely.
GASB issued guidance that is intended to improve state and local governments’ accounting for public-private and public-public partnership arrangements as well as availability payment arrangements.
GASB issued a proposal that would postpone by one year the effective dates of most GASB statements and implementation guides due to be implemented for fiscal years 2019 and later.
GASB issued a standard that is designed to assist state and local governments in the transition away from existing interbank offered rates (IBORs) to other reference rates.
GASB is considering postponing all statement and implementation guide provisions with an effective date that begins on or after reporting periods beginning after June 15, 2018, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
A proposal issued by GASB addresses certain component unit criteria and accounting for certain Internal Revenue Code Sec. 457 deferred compensation plans.
GASB issued a proposed concepts statement that would establish new criteria for what state and local governments should disclose in the notes to their financial statements.
A technical bulletin issued by the FASAB clarified accounting guidance for federal governmental entities on the loss allowance for intragovernmental receivables.
Issues for state and local governments related to lease accounting, other post-employment benefits (OPEB), and other topics were addressed in an omnibus standard issued by GASB.
GASB has selected Joel Black, CPA, partner-in-charge of the audit practice at accounting firm Mauldin & Jenkins LLC in Atlanta, as its next chair.
FASB’s standard for accounting for leases would be delayed for two years under a proposal issued Wednesday.
The nonauthoritative guidance addresses recent revisions.
Andy Nielsen received the 2019 Outstanding CPA in Government Career Contribution Award for significant contributions to the CPA profession through government service at the local, state, or federal level over a candidate’s career.
A new guide contains Q&As to assist in implementation.
A new accounting standard for federal government agencies eliminates the required stewardship information category and updates references to lease accounting.