How Pension Accounting Is About To Change - March 5, 2013
Group Internet-based course
Course level: Intermediate
CPE credits: 2
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Who Will Benefit
Anyone with an interest in measuring and funding the cost of providing pension benefits to state and local government employees.
Pension accounting for state and local governments differs significantly from private-sector practice. The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) has completed a thorough reexamination of these differences and has proposed a number of major changes. This live, interactive internet training session combines lecture and exercises to examine both current practice and pending changes in a way that is clearly understandable even to those with limited experience in accounting and financial reporting for pensions
To obtain a solid understanding of how pension accounting works, the key issues surrounding current practice, and the nature and potential impact of the GASB’s proposed changes.
GFOA member: $85 Nonmember: $160