Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)

The FASB’s mission is to establish and improve standards of financial accounting and reporting that foster financial reporting by nongovernmental entities that provides decision-useful information to investors and other users of financial reports.


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Effective dates for FASB guidance

The FASB's active standard setting means it is more important than ever to know which standards are effective when. Here we provide effective dates for the FASB's recently released guidance, segregated between public companies and nonpublic companies.

FASB Accounting Standards Codification Quick Reference Guide

Our quick reference guide includes the structure of the Codification, examples of the citation format, how new authoritative guidance will be released and incorporated into the Codification, and more.


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The quarter close - Q4 2018 audio version

Short on time? Have a long commute? Now you can listen to the audio version of our popular The quarter close publication. Learn on the go!

This fourth quarter 2018 edition of The quarter close publication will be read to you by Marc Jerusalem, a Director in PwC's National office. The publication provides timely accounting and reporting information that can help you prepare for year-end reporting. Topics include:

  • An overview of the disclosure requirements for the new leases standard, before and after adoption
  • Information about SEC comment letter trends
  • Key considerations related to guidance that is effective now or with an effective date that is just around the corner
  • Additional insights about Brexit, digital assets, cybersecurity enforcement, and more
  • A listing of topics that continue to present challenges to financial statement preparers and links to where you can find more detailed information 

| Duration 38:29

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Proposed standards

See the FASB's website for a copy of all outstanding proposed Standards.



Final standards

See the FASB's website for a copy of each Accounting Standards Update (ASU) and see our Effective dates for new FASB guidance page.


Meeting minutes

Meeting minutes - Current and archived

Provides access to the current and archived FASB board meeting handouts as issued by the FASB. See also the Past FASB Meetings section of the FASB's website for a summary of current and recent tentative decisions reached at FASB meetings.


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