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International Public Sector Accounting Standards Activities

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PSAB has no active consultation with Canadian Stakeholders at this time.

PSAB responds to most of IPSASB open public consultations.

PSAB’s International Activities

As of April 1, 2021, PSAB’s new International Strategy is in effect. Get to know how we use international standards, work with the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board, and ensure Canadian needs are reflected in the development of standards.

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February 14, 2024 International Activity, News
IPSASB issues two Exposure Drafts related to Natural Resource Project

The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) released two Exposure Drafts to address the lack of guidance on specific activities related to mineral resources: ED 86, Exploration for and Evaluation of Mineral Resources; and ED 87, Stripping costs in the Production Phase of a Surface Mine (Amendments to IPSAS 12). To ensure Canadian perspectives are considered, and future standards serve the Canadian public interest, we encourage you to respond to these Exposure Drafts if they are relevant to your entity or clients. Submit your comments directly to IPSASB by May 31, 2024.

February 6, 2023 International Activity, News
IPSASB issues Exposure Draft 84 Concessionary Leases and Right-of-Use Assets In-kind

PSAB encourages stakeholders to respond to the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board’s (IPSASB) recently released Exposure Draft 84, Concessionary Leases and Right-of-Use Assets In-kind. Respond directly to IPSASB by May 17, 2023, to ensure Canadian-specific issues and perspectives related to concessionary leases and right-of-use assets in-kind are considered.

January 10, 2023 Resource, Webinar
On-Demand Workshop: Introduction to International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)

Watch our videos to learn about the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) and its accounting standards for public sector entities, related to routine transactions of assets, liabilities, revenues and expenses.