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PSAB COVID-19 Resources

The Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB) is committed to helping our stakeholders address public sector accounting challenges during this unprecedented time.

The resources we develop and listed here will answer key questions, reference other helpful resources, and assist to provide direction whenever possible.


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Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAs)

April 8, 2021
COVID-19 and its Potential Effect on the Financial Self-sufficiency of Government Business Enterprises

Need help evaluating a government business enterprise's financial self-sufficiency or viability during the COVID-19 pandemic? PSAB’s new how-to guidance offers insights into how you can do so.

August 28, 2020
COVID-19 and Application of Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAS)

The COVID-19 pandemic significantly affected governments, businesses, and the public globally. Government responses and the COVID-19-related financial and economic consequences will need to be considered in financial reporting of public sector organizations. Read this non-authoritative guidance for more details.

May 5, 2020
Webinar – COVID-19 and application of public sector accounting standards

The impact of the COVID-19 crisis is unprecedented and we recognize the challenges we all face in continuing our regular operations. Entities that apply public sector accounting standards will need to assess how COVID-19 will impact their year-end financial statements. Jointly presented by CPA Canada and PSAB, this webinar explores specific accounting matters that government entities should consider during this unprecedented time.