The authoritative guide to governmental GAAP compliance, fully updated for 2019
Wiley GAAP for Governments 2019 is the definitive resource for accurate information on the latest pronouncements and guidelines applicable to state and local governments and entities. Designed as a practical application guide for professional users, this comprehensive resource provides expert coverage of all significant developments to governmental accounting principles over the previous year. Focusing on practical application, this essential guide provides detailed information on all relevant areas of GAAP including general and special revenue funds, capital project funds and debt service funds, derivative instruments, and many more. This book incorporates all of the pronouncements issued by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) as well as proposed new statements or interpretations currently outstanding and relevant information on the GASB agenda for the upcoming year.
Governmental accounting standards are continuously evolving, and practitioners must stay up to date with the latest changes if compliance is to be maintained. This invaluable guide offers in-depth guidance on GAAP standards, interpretation, applications, and procedures to help you:
- Keep pace with the latest accounting pronouncements
- Ensure compliance with all GAAP-required disclosure guidelines
- Understand how GAAP applies to school districts, public institutions, and individual pension plans
- Strengthen understanding of material with flowcharts, diagrams, and charts
This efficiently organized guide enables users to locate, understand, and apply relevant information with ease. Wiley GAAP for Governments 2019 provides financial reporters with expert guidance and up-to-date information required to ensure compliance and lighten the workload. Highly regarded for its efficient and accurate coverage of material, this book is the definitive reference for financial professionals.