Introduction to Governmental Accounting

8:30 am–10:10 am ET

# of CPE Credits



Governmental accounting is very unique. This course will introduce the financial reporting basics for governments, including fund accounting and modified accrual accounting. We will discuss budgetary accounting and the use of encumbrances. We will review the rules on exchange and nonexchange transactions. We’ll also analyze the layouts of the fund financial statements as well as the government-wide financial statements. The class will also cover the concept of component units and close the accounting section with a discussion on the concepts of Management Discussion & Analysis (MD&A) and other RSI that are specific to governmental entities.


* Describe the unique accounting principles and transactions applicable to governmental entities


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Who Should Attend

Practitioners new to governmental accounting

Required Knowledge


Advanced Prep


Event Speaker(s)

Mrs. Melisa Fay Galasso, CPA ( Galasso Learning Solutions LLC, Charlotte, NC ),

Additional Event Information

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Event Vendor:Galasso Learning Solutions LLC
Field of Study:Accounting (Governmental)
Level: Basic
Other:Yellow Book

Event Type:Webcast
NASBA Instructional Method:Group Internet Based
Event Code:W0010621

Registration Fees

RegistrationEarly BirdRegular
NCACPA MemberN/A$80.00
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