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MGO State and Local Government Practice Leader to Present at CalCPA Virtual Conference 

Government professionals looking to stay current on finance and audit can register now for the CalCPA Governmental Accounting & Auditing Virtual Conference 2024 on April 24-25. The event will take place exclusively online.

MGO State and Local Government Industry Leader and Partner David Bullock will be a featured speaker at the conference, leading the session “Lessons Learned on Leases and SBITA” on April 24 from 11:35 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. PT. In the presentation, David will explore the intricacies of GASB 87 and GASB 96, unravel the complexities of lease accounting standards, and share practical approaches for compliance.

Topics of David’s presentation will include:

  • Identifying new lease contracts
  • Materiality thresholds for applying principles
  • Evaluating the impact of amendments
  • Determining carrying value of leased assets and amortizations
  • MD&A disclosures
  • Reference to restatement – impact of implementation of GASB 87/96

The CalCPA Governmental Accounting & Auditing Virtual Conference will provide timely information on GASB updates and perspectives on strategic priorities and hot topics. You’ll also gain insights into what’s happening at the local and federal levels. You can view the full agenda for the event and register to attend here.

As the head of MGO’s state and local government practice, David Bullock provides financial services to some of the largest governmental organizations across the country. Along with David’s leadership at MGO, he is heavily involved in shaping the accounting and auditing profession at a state-wide and national level.

David recently completed a three-year term on the AICPA State and Local Government Expert Panel, and he continues to serve the CalCPA Governmental Accounting and Auditing Committee. David also participates on the task force that assists with the Governmental Accounting Standards Board’s (GASB) Financial Reporting Model project.

To learn more about David’s presentation or if you have questions for him, reach out today.