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This board is responsible for preparing, maintaining, developing and issuing the Code of Practice on Local Authority Accounting for the United Kingdom.
From 2010/11 onwards, the Code has been based on International Financial Reporting Standards.
The board is a partnership between CIPFA (England, Northern Ireland and Wales) and the Local Authority (Scotland) Accounts Advisory Committee (LASAAC).
Contact Sarah Sheen with any queries about CIPFA/LASAAC.
Find out more by reading the CIPFA/LASAAC Terms of Reference and the sub-pages listed below:
CIPFA/LASAAC has issued the following important statement on 10 March 2017:
Statement from CIPFA/LASAAC Local Authority Code Board on the Measurement of the Highways Network Asset (PDF, 212KB)
Consultation on the 2018/19 Code
The consultation on the 2018/19 Code has been issued by CIPFA/LASAAC. The proposals are summarised in the Open Letter to the Treasurers' Society from the Chair of CIPFA/LASAAC (PDF, 169KB)
Alison Scott, Head of Standards and Financial Reporting at CIPFA published How to make a code of practice in Public Finance on 28 March 2017
The Chair of CIPFA/LASAAC, Lynn Pamment, and the Secretary, Sarah Sheen, published Council Accounting: A Shift from Rules to Principles in Public Finance.
Alison Scott, Head of Standards and Financial Reporting at CIPFA, has published Accounts Should Be of Interest to Local Taxpayers in the 4 June 2015 issue of Municipal Journal.