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GASB Criteria in Governments

5. How should governments report permanent fund and fiduciary fund balances and income in their government-wide statements? Explain.

10. How should an employer determine its annual pension cost? What minimum GASB criteria must it satisfy?

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5. How should governments report permanent fund and fiduciary fund balances and income in their government-wide statements? Explain.

Permanent funds balances and income are governmental funds (which focuses on sources, uses, balances of current financial resources) report legally restricted funds of earnings and not principal and probably used for reporting of government's program (benefit government and its citizens) and should be reported on the government-wide statements (www.da.ks.gov). These funds should be reported on the modified accrual method of accounting and the income from the permanent funds should be assigned to certain functions from GASB 34 paragraph 65.

Fiduciary funds balances and income focuses on net assets and changes in net assets and Fiduciary funds should report funds ...

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GASB criteria in governments are examined.

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