Report from GASB

The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) met early in May 2016 at its offices in Norwalk, Connecticut, to pursue work on a number of the Board’s ongoing technical agenda projects. The paragraphs that follow summarize the main tentative decisions that the Board made at its May meeting. Certain Debt Extinguishments. The Board reached the following tentative decisions regarding debt extinguishments: Existing note disclosure requirements are sufficient for debt that is...



There's Still Time to Register for GFOA's 110th Annual Conference!

GFOA’s 110th Annual Conference, Sharing Solutions and Strategies, May 22−25, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, will feature unparalleled opportunities for sharing ideas, sharpening skills, discovering new tools and technologies, and networking with peers from across North America and around the world. View this year’s sessions. Click here to register today! First-time annual conference attendee scholarships are available for national GFOA...



The Remote Transactions Parity Act (RTPA) Needs Your Support!

Throughout the month of August, your congressional delegation typically puts business on hold in Washington, D.C., and heads home. The “August Recess” is designed to give members of Congress and their staff some time to reorient, so it’s one of the very best times for constituents to communicate with them, either in person or in writing. Your advocacy has the most impact during this period because it allows your congressional representation to come face-to-face with the fiscal effects...