GASB Poses Clarifications, Changes for Reporting Model

Hume, Lynn
January 2001
Bond Buyer;01/18/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31059, p4
Trade Publication
Reports that the Governmental Accounting Standards Board has posed clarifications and changes to its financial reporting model for state and local governments. Deadline set by the board for public comments on the proposals; Proposed elimination of a requirement that governments capitalize their construction period interest for general governmental assets.


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