CPAR GOV - Accounting & Financial Reporting

CPAR GOV/NFP - Vol. 2020 - No. 1 - 01 - The GASB Chairman Speaks: The Current Agenda and Other Issues

Course Overview
GASB Chairman David Vaudt’s term concludes on June 30, 2020. David Vaudt has had a long, distinguished career in government accounting. He started in public accounting, working on government audits and became an elected official prior to being appointed Chairman of the GASB. In this segment, Chairman Vaudt provides his observations and insights on GASB’s mission, its current agenda, the role of government accounting and the recent standards issued by the GASB.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Recognize GASB's role as a standard setter,
  • Identify how government accounting is different from corporate accounting,
  • Recognize how GASB and FASB treated accounting for leases, and
  • Identify how GASB and FASB differ on reporting.

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in government accounting or auditing, or an introductory course in government accounting.

Speaker / Author:

CPAR Government/Not-For-Profit
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Price (USD)

Standard: $69.90


Course Code : CPAR1447-FM

Release Date : 04/24/2020
Expire Date : 05/28/2022
Credits :
CPE 2.00
QAS 2.00

Length : 1hr 40min
Course Level : Update
Course Type : Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Auditing - Governmental

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