Celebrating 30 Years of Standard Setting
GASB Outlook

From the Chairman's Desk

I want to share some thoughts with you about what we are doing to help financial statement users understand the pension changes that are coming and to assist governments with communicating about the new information they will be reporting.
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New Projects Update

The GASB soon will be considering new projects recently added to its technical agenda on Asset Retirement Obligations and Blending Requirements for Certain Business-Type Activities. This article addresses their timing and potential impact going forward.
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Survey: Communicating with Our Stakeholders

We are committed to continually improving our communications with stakeholders. Please take a few minutes to complete this short survey, and let us know what you find helpful and what we could do better.
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  • From the Chairman's Desk
  • New Projects Update
  • Survey: Communicating with Our Stakeholders

On the Horizon

This article offers quick takes on four key issues you need to know about: Accounting for Leases, Fiduciary Responsibilities, Other Postemployment Benefits, and External Investment Pools—and provides links to more information.
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Current Projects & Research

The GASB’s new current projects and pre-agenda research web page provides a more user-friendly graphic overview of each project and enable visitors to better understand how projects relate to the Board’s overall activities.

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The GASB marked its 30th anniversary in 2014 with a reception and dinner in New York City. This web page features videos, a slideshow, and other highlights from the evening.

GASB Calendar

Career Opportunities

The FASB and the GASB are seeking bright, motivated people for their staffs to help establish and improve standards of accounting and financial reporting. By joining our teams, you will have the opportunity to make important contributions to improving the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles set by the Boards.

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GASB Chair Discusses Tax Abatement Disclosures

GASB@30 Featurette