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The GASB Continues to Address Practice Issues Arising from COVID-19 Pandemic

Norwalk, CT, April 6, 2020—The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) continues to share concerns about the stakeholder impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The GASB is actively addressing and responding to the evolving situation....

Media Advisory

GASB Issues Guidance for Transition from Interbank Offered Rates

Norwalk, CT, April 2, 2020—The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) today issued new accounting and financial reporting guidance in Statement No. 93, Replacement of Interbank Offered Rates, to assist state and local governments in the...

Media Advisory | Statement No. 93

GASB to Consider Postponing Effective Dates of Certain Statements and Implementation Guides

Norwalk, CT, March 26, 2020—The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) today announced that it has added a project to its current technical agenda to consider postponing all Statement and Implementation Guide provisions with an effective date that begins on or after reporting periods beginning after June 15, 2018....

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Financial Accounting Foundation Announces Three New Members of the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council (GASAC)

Norwalk, CT, March 11, 2020—The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) announced today the appointment of Ricky Hatch, Kevin Smith, and Karen Wiesman to the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council (GASAC)....

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GASB Issues Proposal Addressing Certain Component Unit Criteria and Section 457 Deferred Compensation Plans

Norwalk, CT, March 9, 2020—The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) today issued a proposed Statement that would increase consistency and comparability related to the reporting of fiduciary...

Media Advisory | Exposure Draft

John W. Auchincloss Named Executive Director, Financial Accounting Foundation

Norwalk, CT, February 27, 2020—The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) today announced that it has appointed John W. Auchincloss as the executive director of the Foundation....

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  • April 6, 2020 The GASB Continues to Address Practice Issues Arising from COVID-19 Pandemic
  • April 2, 2020 GASB Issues Guidance for Transition from Interbank Offered Rates
  • March 26, 2020 GASB to Consider Postponing Effective Dates of Certain Statements and Implementation Guides
  • March 11, 2020 Financial Accounting Foundation Announces Three New Members of the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council (GASAC)
  • March 9, 2020 GASB Issues Proposal Addressing Certain Component Unit Criteria and Section 457 Deferred Compensation Plans
  • February 27, 2020 John W. Auchincloss Named Executive Director, Financial Accounting Foundation

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