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Author Berger, Thomas Müller-Marqués.

Title IPSAS explained : a summary of International Public Sector Accounting Standards / Thomas Müller-Marqués Berger
Edition Second edition
Published Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 241 pages) : illustrations
Contents IPSAS Explained; Contents; Foreword; Contents; Abbreviations; I. Introduction: General information about IPSASs and the IPSASB; 1 The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board; 1.1 General information; 1.2 Structure and organization of the IPSASB; 1.3 Objectives of the IPSASB; 1.4 Oversight of the IPSASB; 1.5 Members of the IPSASB; 2 International accounting standards for the public sector; 2.1 Overview of international accounting standards for the public sector; 2.2 History of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards
2.13 Provisions for the transition from the cash basis to the accrual basis of accounting3 Measurement bases in accordance with IPSASs; 3.1 Cost; 3.2 Fair value; 3.3 Present value; II. Impact of the global financial crisis and the sovereign debt crisis on public sector accounting; 1 Context of the global financial crisis 2008--2009; 2 Accounting issues relating to public sector interventions; 2.1 Accounting for recapitalization or investments; 2.2 Accounting for fiscal support; 2.3 Accounting for financial guarantees; 3 The sovereign debt crisis; 3.1 Evolution of the crisis
2.3 Scope of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards2.4 General purpose financial statements; 2.5 Authority of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards; 2.6 Strategy of the IPSASB; 2.7 The Conceptual Framework project; 2.8 Other current projects of the IPSASB; 2.9 Process for reviewing and modifying IASB documents; 2.10 Procedures for developing accounting standards; 2.11 IPSASs for accrual basis of accounting and cash basis of accounting; 2.12 Background to the application of international accounting standards for the public sector
3.2 Major measures taken to solve the crisis in 2010 and 20113.3 Effects of the sovereign debt crisis on public sector financial management; III. Overview of accrual basis IPSASs; IPSAS 1: Presentation of Financial Statements; IPSAS 2: Cash Flow Statement; IPSAS 3: Accounting Policies, Changes in Accounting Estimates and Errors; IPSAS 4: The Effects of Changes in Foreign Exchange Rates; IPSAS 5: Borrowing Costs; IPSAS 6: Consolidated and Separate Financial Statements; IPSAS 7: Investments in Associates; IPSAS 8: Interests in Joint Ventures; IPSAS 9: Revenue from Exchange Transactions
IPSAS 10: Financial Reporting in Hyperinflationary EconomiesIPSAS 11: Construction Contracts; IPSAS 12: Inventories; IPSAS 13: Leases; IPSAS 14: Events after the Reporting Date; IPSAS 15: Financial Instruments: Disclosure and Presentation; IPSAS 16: Investment Property; IPSAS 17: Property, Plant and Equipment; IPSAS 18: Segment Reporting; IPSAS 19: Provisions, Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets; IPSAS 20: Related Party Disclosures; IPSAS 21: Impairment of Non-Cash-Generating Assets; IPSAS 22: Disclosure of Information About the General Government Sector
IPSAS 23: Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions (Taxes and Transfers)
Summary Public sector accounting is, at present, practiced in diverse ways globally, at odds with the tenets of New Public Management to reduce bureaucracy, and to achieve comparable standards in terms of accountability, transparency and competition. The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) is engaged in the ongoing process of harmonizing public sector accounting with their International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS). This updated second edition includes newly approved standards of the Board (IPSAS 27 to IPSAS 32), and gives a detailed update on the Conceptual Fr
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject International public sector accounting standard.
Finance, Public -- Accounting -- Standards.
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