GASB Outlook

From the Chairman

Postemployment Benefits: Determining the Long-term Expected Rate of Return

Calculating an appropriate discount rate to measure the net liability for postemployment benefits is a critical financial accounting and reporting issue for state and local governments.
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Video Series:
The Financial Reporting Model ITC

In this series of videos, members of the Financial Reporting Model team provide an overview of the ITC and discuss the three approaches being considered in the initial document.
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Up Close:
"The Big Three"

This article looks at how the Board's work on the financial reporting model, revenue and expense recognition, and its research on note disclosures fits together and discusses the plan going forward.
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  • From the Chairman
  • Video Series:
    The Financial Reporting Model ITC
  • Up Close:
    "The Big Three"

Financial Reporting Model ITC: Schedule of Public Hearings and User Forums

In the coming weeks, the GASB will be holding a series of public hearings and user forums on the Financial Reporting Model ITC. Please review the schedule, determine the best event for you, and share your input and feedback.
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Just Issued:
Statement 84, Fiduciary Activities

The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) recently issued guidance for state and local governmentson fiduciary activities.
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Share Your Views:
Comment on the Financial Reporting Model ITC

Your feedback and ideas on the Financial Reporting Model ITC will be critical factors in both shaping the future of this project and ensuring that the GASB heads down the best path toward making improvements in the model.
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