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.
The IASB and GASB acted to help financial statement preparers with the phaseout of interbank-offered rates that are used as interest rate benchmarks.
New guidance for performing single audits is contained in the Office of Management and Budget’s 2019 Compliance Supplement.
The board also published an implementation guide.
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.
State and local governments received implementation guidance for the Governmental Accounting Standards Board’s lease accounting standard.
Cloud and remote-access computing are growing more popular.
These practical illustrations give state and local governments insight into the new requirements of GASB Statement No. 87.
GASB issued an omnibus exposure draft covering accounting and financial reporting issues identified during the implementation of previous GASB guidance.
GASB proposed new guidance that would clarify the accounting and financial reporting of Internal Revenue Code Sec. 457 deferred compensation plans.
GASB issued a new implementation guide that includes questions and answers related to recently released GASB standards on accounting and financial reporting for fiduciary activities.
The guidance is designed to improve accounting and financial reporting for public-private and public-public partnership arrangements. Comments on the proposal were requested by Sept. 13.
GASB issued an implementation guide that is designed to assist state and local government financial reporting personnel as they adopt and apply certain GASB statements.
Wesley Bricker is leaving the SEC after serving as its chief accountant since 2016, the commission announced. Sagar Teotia, deputy chief accountant, will serve as acting chief accountant after Bricker departs in June.
GASB proposed guidance for state and local government accounting for subscription-based information technology arrangements.
A new implementation guide issued by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board can assist state and local governments as they adopt certain GASB statements.
GASB issued a proposed implementation guide that is designed to help state and local governments understand the board's new standard on lease accounting.
References to leases in three statements would change.