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Governmental Accounting Standards Update: 8/31/20

Posted 12:45 PM by
The Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) regularly issues GASB Statements to set accounting and financial reporting standards for state and local governments that follow generally accepted accounting principles in the United States (U.S. GAAP). Below are select statements that were recently issued.
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Not-for-Profit Organizations Receive Reporting Guidance and Relief Amidst COVID-19

Posted 6:45 PM by
In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Small Business Administration (SBA), and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) have all provided guidance or relief to address reporting challenges and questions. The following provides a summary of recent updates for not-for-profit organizations.
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Governmental Accounting Standards Update: 5/12/20

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The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) regularly issues GASB statements to set accounting and financial reporting standards for state and local governments that follow generally accepted accounting principles in the United States (U.S. GAAP).
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GASB Proposes to Postpone Effective Dates of Certain Pronouncements Due to COVID-19

Posted 9:22 PM by
On April 15, 2020, the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) proposed to postpone the effective dates of a significant number of the upcoming GASB statements and implementation guides, which were previously due to be implemented by state and local government units for fiscal years 2019 and later.
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Accounting Updates for Government Entities: GASB Statement No. 87, Leases

Posted 6:30 PM by
The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has created a single approach to accounting for and reporting of leases with the issuance of GASB Statement No. 87, Leases (Statement 87). State and local governments should expect Statement 87 to have a significant impact on their financial statements.
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Proposed Accounting Standards Update - In-Kind Contribution Reporting

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The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued the Proposed Accounting Standards Update Not-for-Profit Entities (Topic 958): Presentation and Disclosures by Not-for-Profit Entities for Contributed Nonfinancial Assets (Exposure Draft), which would impact the presentation and disclosure of contributed nonfinancial assets, also known as gifts-in-kind (in-kind donations), if the proposed changes are finalized.
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Accounting Update for Not-for-Profit Entities: Leases

Posted 3:00 PM by
In February 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued one of the most sweeping changes to generally accepted accounting principles in the United States (GAAP) – Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No. 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842). The new lease accounting standards and subsequent amendments require lessees to report all leases with a term greater than 12 months, including operating leases, on the statement of financial position.
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Accounting Update for Not-for-Profit Entities: Revenue Recognition

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Not-for-Profit Services Group to help organizations navigate and understand Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Topic 606).
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Standards Update: 8/22/19

Posted 5:27 PM by
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) regularly issues Accounting Standards Updates (ASUs) to make changes to the FASB Codification, the primary source of Accounting Principles Generally Accepted in the United States (GAAP). Below is a select ASU that was recently issued.
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Governmental Accounting Standards Update: 7/9/19

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The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has issued Statement No. 91, Conduit Debt Obligations to improve the existing standards by providing a single method for government issuers to report conduit debt obligations and related commitments and to eliminate diversity in practice associated with reporting conduit debt obligations.
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