Survey of Financial Statement Preparers
Regarding Activities Related to Preparing and
Publishing an Audited Annual Financial Report

The purpose of this survey is to gather information regarding the activities that governments engage in when preparing and publishing their audited annual financial reports in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), when those activities take place, and the number of technical staff hours involved. To assist you in completing the survey, the GASB staff will be available to answer questions throughout the survey period. The staff also will be conducting two telephone conferences to provide an overview of the survey and answer your questions—on Wednesday, September 30, at 10:00 am EDT and Thursday, October 8, at 4:00 pm EDT.

Download the survey

Download the September 30 teleconference (recorded)

The completed survey should be emailed to

no later than December 15, 2015

If you have any questions about this survey,
please contact:

Pam Dolan (
Amy Shreck (