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GASB Issues Invitation to Comment in Project Designed to Improve Financial Reporting Model

Norwalk, CT, January 4, 2017—The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has issued an Invitation to Comment (ITC) on potential improvements to the governmental funds portion of the financial reporting model....

News Release | Invitation to Comment

GASB Issues Guidance on Certain Asset Retirement Obligations

Norwalk, CT, December 7, 2016—The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) today issued guidance for state and local governments addressing liabilities known as "asset retirement obligations."....

News Release | Statement No. 83

FAF Trustees Name Four New Members to the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council

Norwalk, CT, December 1, 2016—The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) today announced the appointment of four new members to the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council (GASAC).

News Release

GASB Proposes Implementation Guidance Designed to Clarify Recent Pronouncements

Norwalk, CT, November 30, 2016—The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) today issued a proposed Implementation Guide containing questions and answers intended to clarify, explain, or elaborate on recent GASB Statements....

News Release | Exposure Draft

Post-Implementation Review Concludes GASB Standard on Fund Balance Reporting Achieves Its Purpose

Norwalk, CT, November 16, 2016—The accounting and financial reporting standard for state and local governments that addresses fund balance reporting....

News Release | GASB Statement 54 PIR Report | GASB Response to FAF PIR Report on Statement 54

GASB Proposes Implementation Guidance for Other Postemployment Benefit Plans

Norwalk, CT, October 18, 2016—The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has issued an Exposure Draft of a proposed Implementation Guide that contains questions and answers intended to clarify, explain, or elaborate on the requirements of GASB Statement No. 74, Financial Reporting for....

News Release | Exposure Draft
  • January 4, 2017 GASB Issues Invitation to Comment in Project Designed to Improve Financial Reporting Model
  • December 7, 2016 GASB Issues Guidance on Certain Asset Retirement Obligations
  • December 1, 2016 FAF Trustees Name Four New Members to the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council
  • November 30, 2016 GASB Proposes Implementation Guidance Designed to Clarify Recent Pronouncements
  • November 16, 2016 Post-Implementation Review Concludes GASB Standard on Fund Balance Reporting Achieves Its Purpose
  • October 18, 2016 GASB Proposes Implementation Guidance for Other Postemployment Benefit Plans

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