The latest standard-setting local authority accounting guidance.
Codes of Practice
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Code Guidance Notes 2019/20
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Financial Management Code: Gold Package
The Cash Flow Toolkit has been refreshed for 2019/20 and is ideal for all accountants working in local authorities in the UK. This toolkit can dramatically reduce the time and resources needed to produce an accurate cash flow statement and notes, compliant with the CIPFA Code of Practice.
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You can purchase the toolkit in advance but it will not be available until March 2020
Available for pre-order, publishing date 2020.
This publication provides guidance for financial management in local authorities. These guidance notes work alongside the Financial Management Code and draw out further details and clarification of the principles and statements to assist local authorities with demonstrating their financial sustainability.
The code is available as part of a package.
This guidance provides comprehensive coverage of the proposed requirements for lessees, including the accounting definition of a lease, recognition of assets and liabilities, measurement, derecognition and presentation, and disclosure in the financial statements.
This publication provides guidance on the application of the Code of Practice on Local Authority Accounting in the UK’s provisions for financial instruments, adopting IFRS 9 Financial Instruments. It covers recognition, measurement, treatment of gains and losses, derecognition and presentation and disclosure in the financial statements.