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GASB Issues Guidance on Blending Certain Component Units into Financial Statements

Norwalk, CT, February 11, 2016—The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) today issued GASB Statement No. 80, Blending Requirements for Certain Component Units....

News Release | GASB Statement No. 80

GASB Proposes to Establish a Single Approach for Reporting Leases of State and Local Governments

Norwalk, CT, February 8, 2016—The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) today issued a proposal to establish a single approach for state and local governments to report leases based on the principle that leases are financings of the right to use an....

News Release | Exposure Draft | GASB In Focus

FAF Statement on the Passing of The Honorable Michael G. Oxley

Norwalk, CT, January 5, 2016—The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) today issued the following statement in response to the passing of former U.S. Representative Michael G. Oxley...

Statement

GASB Issues Guidance for External Investment Pools and Pool Participants Ahead of SEC Rule Change

Norwalk, CT, December 23, 2015—The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) today issued guidance addressing how certain state and local government external investment pools and participants in external investment pools may measure and report....

News Release | GASB Statement No. 79

GASB Issues Proposed Guidance on Fiduciary Activities, Asset Retirement Obligations, and Pensions

Norwalk, CT, December 22, 2015—The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) today issued three Exposure Drafts proposing accounting and financial reporting guidance related to fiduciary activities, certain asset retirement obligations, and pension issues....

News Release | Exposure Documents

FAF Issues Statement In Honor of Robert W. Stewart, FAF Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Who Died Saturday

Norwalk, CT, December 14, 2015—The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) today released the following statement regarding the passing of FAF Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Robert W. Stewart, who died Saturday....

Statement

GASB Issues New Pension Guidance Designed to Assist Certain Governments

Norwalk, CT, December 11, 2015—The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) today issued guidance designed to assist governments that participate in certain private or federally sponsored multiple-employer defined benefit pension plans (such as Taft-Hartley plans and plans with similar characteristics)....

News Release | GASB Statement No. 78
  • February 11, 2016 GASB Issues Guidance on Blending Certain Component Units into Financial Statements
  • February 8, 2016 GASB Proposes to Establish a Single Approach for Reporting Leases of State and Local Governments
  • January 5, 2016 FAF Statement on the Passing of The Honorable Michael G. Oxley
  • December 23, 2015 GASB Issues Guidance for External Investment Pools and Pool Participants Ahead of SEC Rule Change
  • December 22, 2015 GASB Issues Proposed Guidance on Fiduciary Activities, Asset Retirement Obligations, and Pensions
  • December 14, 2015 FAF Issues Statement In Honor of Robert W. Stewart, FAF Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Who Died Saturday
  • December 11, 2015 GASB Issues New Pension Guidance Designed to Assist Certain Governments

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