TITLE

Consider Interim Financial Reporting for Faster Year-End Reporting

PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Governmental GAAP Update Service;3/30/2011, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the use of interim financial reporting for government year-end reporting. It states that interim financial reports, which either semiannually or quarterly produced, can be an essential tool for a government. It says that though the report takes time to make and may not include all of the information in a comprehensive annual financial report, it could be an approach to streamline the process of year-end financial reporting and may improve internal controls.
ACCESSION #
59737214

 

Related Articles

  • Electronic Rulemaking: Progress Made in Developing Centralized E-Rulemaking System: GAO-05-77. Williams, Orice M. // GAO Reports;10/11/2005, p1 

    The E-Government Act of 2002 requires regulatory agencies, to the extent practicable, to ensure there is a Web site the public can use to comment on the numerous proposed regulations that affect them. To accomplish this, the Office of Management and Budget named the Environmental Protection...

  • Government Accounting: An Assessment of Theory, Purposes and Standards. Rayegan, Ehsan; Parveizi, Mehdi; Nazari, Kamran; Emami, Mostafa // Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business;Jan2012, Vol. 3 Issue 9, p521 

    Developments in governmental activities in recent years have raised concerns over whether the cash basis of accounting is sufficient for governmental accounting and reporting. Accrual accounting, previously thought to be only suitable in the private sector, has been seen to be an alternative for...

  • Reports on the Web.  // PA Times;Mar2006, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p13 

    The article presents information on online reports related to public administration in the United States as of March 2006. The report titled "Public Deliberation: A Manager's Guide to Citizen Engagement," by Carolyn Lukensmeyer and Lars Hasselblad Torres, describes citizen participation. Reports...

  • Electronic Government: Federal Agencies Have Made Progress Implementing the E-Government Act of 2002: GAO-05-12. Linda D. Koontz // GAO Reports;12/10/2004, p1 

    The E-Government Act (E-Gov Act) of 2002 was enacted with the general purpose of promoting better use of the Internet and other information technologies to improve government services for citizens, internal government operations, and opportunities for citizen participation in government. Among...

  • Lyons opens debate into future of councils. Russell, Vivienne // Public Finance;12/16/2005, p6 

    The article comments on the interim reports into local government funding by Michael Lyons, director of the Institute of Local Government Studies at the University of Birmingham, in England. Lyons focuses on the funding and the role and functions of local government. His interim report says that...

  • Electronic Government: Funding of the Office of Management and Budget's Initiatives: GAO-05-420. Koontz, Linda // GAO Reports;4/25/2005, p1 

    In accordance with the President's Management Agenda, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has sponsored initiatives to promote electronic government--the use of information technology, such as Web-based Internet applications, to enhance government services. Generally, these "e-gov"...

  • GOVERNMENTAL GAAP UPDATE SERVICE.  // Governmental GAAP Update Service;11/30/2010, Vol. 10 Issue 22, p1 

    The article analyzes the Service Efforts and Accomplishments (SEA) Performance Information reporting and Citizen's Centric reporting, the formats issued by the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) for government reports in the U.S. It notes that both reports offer a flexible format which...

  • AGA Promotes Transparency Through Citizen-Centric Reporting.  // Government Financial Management TOPICS;9/6/2011, Vol. 51 Issue 16, p6 

    The article offers information on citizen-centric reporting initiative launched by U.S. Association of Government Accountants (AGA) which covers general information such as population figures, regional characteristics and government goals of the U.S.

  • CONFERENCES Calendar.  // PA Times;Aug2007, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p28 

    A calendar of conferences in the public administration sector from September 2007 to February 2008 is presented. The National Internal Control and Fraud Conference of the Association of Government Accountants will be held on September 10 to 11. The 2007 NASPAA Annual Conference will be held on...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics