Public sector

State Financial Position Index (SFPI) and competitiveness posture report

1/05/16

PwC's report is designed to shed light on the actual and relative financial position and financial posture of states so that stakeholders will have a better understanding of where their state stands as compared to others. Read more

PwC comments on the FASB’s proposal related to government assistance disclosures

02/10/16

PwC expresses concerns about the cost/benefit of certain provisions of the FASB’s proposed government assistance disclosures.

State Financial Position Index (SFPI) and competitiveness posture report

01/05/16

PwC's report is designed to shed light on the actual and relative financial position and financial posture of states so that stakeholders will have a better understanding of where their state stands as compared to others.

In brief: SEC proposes disclosure of payments to governments by extractive industries

12/15/15

The SEC has proposed rules that require disclosure of payments made to governments by resource extraction issuers.

In brief: FASB proposes new disclosures for government grants, some tax incentives

11/17/15

FASB proposes new disclosures for government assistance that may apply to certain arrangements to receive tax benefits.

PwC comments on GASB's proposal on blending requirements

10/13/15

PwC supports the GASB's proposal to provide guidance on the blending of certain component units.

PwC comments on the GASB's irrevocable split-interest agreement proposal

09/30/15

PwC encourages alignment between the GASB's and FASB's split interest arrangement guidance.

Providing Cyber Security Services to the Public Sector

09/07/15

The annual PwC Global State of Information Security® surveyed more than 9,700 security, IT and business executives found that the total number of security incidents detected by respondents climbed to 42.8 million this year, an increase of 48% since 2013. It is imperative that in today’s world of distributed computing and outsourced technologies, businesses and government partners continue to assess their security posture and seek more active ways to defend networks.

PwC comments on GASB's exposure draft on certain external investment pools

09/03/15

PwC supports the GASB's criteria for determining when amortized cost can be used for certain external investment pools.

State-owned enterprises: Catalysts for public value creation?

08/11/15

This report addresses the key questions which we believe are essential for a robust discussion around the active ownership and management of state-owned enterprises.

Audit Readiness Essentials: An Insider's Answers to Your Most Commonly Asked Questions

05/07/15

The enactment of the Chief Financial Officer’s Act (CFO Act) of 1990 and the Government Management Reform Act (GMRA) in 1994 opened a new era of financial management in the Federal government. These two laws meant that Federal Executive Agencies were required by law to prepare financial statements and have them audited by independent auditors. PwC has provided extensive internal control assessments and CFO Audit Act implementation support for two decades. We have served a number of Federal Executive Agencies by helping them succeeded with audit readiness efforts and achieve a sustainable audit opinion.