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CPE Self-Study
GASB Statement No. 72 How Do You Measure Up?
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
Accounting and Auditing (Governmental)
LEVEL
Intermediate
CPE CREDITS
Online: 6.0
Learn to apply the principles of GASB issued GASB Statement No. 72 to your governmental financial statements via implementation guidance and interactive case studies.

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Responding to the need for greater clarity from stakeholders, GASB issued GASB Statement No. 72, Fair Value Measurement and Application. This standard, effective for reporting periods beginning after June 15, 2015, changed the way state and local governments report the value of investments and other financial instruments. Already familiar to practitioners in the for-profit arena, the concept of fair value is now applicable to accounting and reporting for state and local governments. This CPE course will teach you to apply the principles of this standard to your governmental financial statements via implementation guidance and interactive case studies.

Learning Objectives

  • Apply the definition of fair value.
  • Distinguish the definition of an investment.
  • Identify investments not measured at fair value.
  • Identify the valuation techniques acceptable for state and local governments.

Key Topics

  • Accounting and reporting of investments at fair value
  • Valuation techniques
  • Required note disclosures associated with fair value measurement

Who Will Benefit

  • Auditors and financial managers responsible for the accounting and reporting of state and local governments

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Author(s)

Melisa F. Galasso, CPA

Charlotte, NC

Melisa Galasso is the founder of Galasso Learning Solutions. She specializes in creating custom training courses that promote genuine learning and drive improved outcomes. Melisa teaches courses in advanced technical accounting and auditing, including not for profit and governmental accounting, as well as courses dealing with essential professional and soft skills. Her goal is to customize each course to deliver exceptional return on investment by leaving each participant with actionable takeaways and clear means to apply what was learned. Melisa monitors regulatory bodies for changes in auditing and accounting guidance and serves as a subject matter expert in implementing the updated guidance.

She is a member of and frequent instructor for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA), and the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA). Melisa serves on the Board of NCACPA's Charlotte Chapter and is chair of the A&A Committee for the NCACPA. She was recognized as a Super CPA by Virginia Business Magazine in 2007 and received the 2013 Women to Watch - Emerging Leader Award from the NCACPA and AICPA. She is also a graduate of the 2014 class of the AICPA's Leadership Academy. Melisa received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and International Business from Georgetown University.

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American Institute of CPAs

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting.

The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialized credentials for qualified professionals who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. With The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), it offers the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, which sets the global benchmark for quality and recognition in management accounting.

The AICPA and CIMA also make up the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), which represents public and management accounting globally, advocating on behalf the public interest and advancing the quality, competency and employability of CPAs, CGMAs and other accounting and finance professionals worldwide.

The AICPA maintains offices in New York, Washington, DC, Durham, NC, and Ewing, NJ.

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CREDIT INFO
CPE credits
Online
: 6.0
NASBA Field of Study
Accounting and Auditing (Governmental)
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge and experience in governmental accounting and reporting
ADVANCE PREPARATION
None
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
Course acronym
GARU
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