PSAB

Public Sector Accounting Board

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The Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB) was created to serve the public interest by establishing accounting standards for the public sector. We also provide guidance for financial and other performance information reported by the public sector.

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February 21-22, 2019 AcSOC Meeting – February 21-22, 2019 February 21 -- 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (EST)                              February 22 -- 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (EST) Toronto, Ontario

Attend the upcoming AcSOC meeting in person or virtually via livestream! You can see and hear the meeting discussion in real-time, no matter where you are in the world. The Council will discuss a number of topics, including the Chair’s reports on the many activities of the AcSB and PSAB. Register today!

Meeting & event summaries

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January 16, 2019 PSA Discussion Group – Report on November 19, 2018 Livestreamed Meeting

Read the report for details about the discussions of contractual rights, accounting for Indigenous government business enterprises, green infrastructure and PSAB’s reporting model proposals.

September 27-28, 2018 Decision Summary – September 27-28, 2018

At its recent meeting, the Board discussed, reviewed, and made decisions on a number of topics, including Employment Benefits, Financial Instruments, Public Private Partnerships, and Government Not-for-Profit Strategy.

June 21-22, 2018 Decision Summary – June 21-22, 2018

At its recent meeting, the Board discussed, reviewed, and made decisions on a number of topics, including Employment Benefits, Financial Instruments, Public Private Partnerships, Revenue, and Government Not-for-Profit Strategy.

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February 21-22, 2019 Meeting
AcSOC Meeting – February 21-22, 2019

Attend the upcoming AcSOC meeting in person or virtually via livestream! You can see and hear the meeting discussion in real-time, no matter where you are in the world. The Council will discuss a number of topics, including the Chair’s reports on the many activities of the AcSB and PSAB. Register today!

January 18, 2019 News
Submit an Issue – PSA Discussion Group LIVESTREAMED!

The next meeting of the Group will be held in Toronto and accessible via livestream on April 26, 2019. Individuals are encouraged to submit issues relating to the application of the PSA Handbook by March 1, 2019.

January 18, 2019 Document for Comment
Exposure Draft – 2018-2019 Annual Improvements to Public Sector Accounting Standards

We need your feedback! PSAB issued its first annual improvements Exposure Draft to correct errors in the wording or clarify the PSA Handbook and Statements of Recommended Practices. Submit your response by April 18, 2019.