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Government GAAP Update

Total Credits: 2.0 including 2 Accounting (Governmental) - Technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Accounting and Auditing
Melisa F. Galasso
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GASB has been very busy issuing standards impacting state and local governments. This course take a deeper dive into GASB 84, Fiduciary Activities and GASB 87, Leases. We will also cover other relevant standards and discuss GASB 95 and its impact on effective dates.  The course will close with a review of GASB’s Technical Bulletin, Accounting and Financial Reporting Issues Related to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) of 2020 and Coronavirus Diseases, as well as GASB’s Toolbox for entities to consider the impact of COVID on financial reporting.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Recognize changes to governmental financial reporting

Major Subjects
  • Accounting
  • Governmental Entities


Course Materials


Melisa F. Galasso's Profile

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Founder and CEO

Galasso Learning Solutions LLC

Melisa Galasso is the founder and CEO of Galasso Learning Solutions LLC. A CPA with nearly 20 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical acconting and auditing topics, including not-for-profit and governmental accounting. She also supports essential professional development, audit level training, and train the trainer efforts. Melisa is a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and has earned the Association for Talent Development Master Trainer™ designation. Her passion for instructional design and adult learning techniques is one of the differentiators that set her apart from other CPE providers. Within the industry, Melisa serves on the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), AICPA Council, and the VSCPA’s Board of Directors. She previously served on the AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee (TIC) and is a past-Chair of the NCACPA’s A&A committee. Melisa also authors the AICPA’s State and Local Government Guide and serves as a SME for the Center for Plain English Accounting.



Wed, Dec 15, 2021 - 08:00am to 09:49am MST
Tue, Jan 04, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:49am MST
Thu, Jan 20, 2022 - 12:00pm to 01:49pm MST
Thu, Feb 17, 2022 - 05:00pm to 06:49pm MST
Fri, Feb 25, 2022 - 08:00am to 09:49am MST
Sat, Mar 05, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:49am MST
Thu, Mar 24, 2022 - 12:00pm to 01:49pm MDT
Wed, Apr 06, 2022 - 02:00pm to 03:49pm MDT
Fri, Apr 29, 2022 - 08:00am to 09:49am MDT
Wed, May 11, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:49am MDT
Thu, May 26, 2022 - 12:00pm to 01:49pm MDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Advanced Preparation


Designed For

Practitioners serving governmental entities

Original Recording Date



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Course Developer

Galasso Learning Solutions

Date Added to Catalog



Prior experience with governmental financial reporting



Additional Information

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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

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Overall:      4.7

Total Reviews: 10

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