Governmental

GASB considers postponing effective dates

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.

CPA honored for longtime contributions in government

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.

FASAB clarifies cleanup cost liabilities guidance

A new interpretation of Federal Financial Accounting Standards is designed to clarify the application of cleanup cost liability standards when multiple component reporting entities are involved.

GASB seeks comment on several issues

GASB issued an omnibus exposure draft covering accounting and financial reporting issues identified during the implementation of previous GASB guidance.

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VIDEO

Excel walk-through: Sparklines

Want to liven up your spreadsheets with some color and graphical elements? Kelly L. Williams, CPA, Ph.D., shows how to use Excel sparklines, which illustrate data trends and patterns via small charts that fit in a single Excel cell.