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Question;week 1 discussionsWhat are some examples of government and not-for-profit organizations? How do proprietary businesses measure success? How do government organizations measure success?2What is fund accounting? How does it compare to proprietary accounting? Why is fund accounting necessary? What are the major fund types?3Summarize one of the electronic readings. How does the article relate to this week?s readings? What new information did the article contain? If the article is dated, have there been any further developments in the area?week 2week 2 discussions What is an encumbrance? How does an encumbrance affect expenses and expenditures? What is the impact of encumbrance accounting on a governmental budget? Explain.2What are the basic principles of fund accounting? When do governmental entities recognize revenue? Why is timing important in recognizing revenue?3Summarize one of the electronic readings. How does the article relate to this week?s readings? What new information did the article contain? If the article is dated, have there been any further developments in the area?week 3wek 3 discussionsWhat is the revenue recognition criteria used in government entities? What are some examples of government sources of revenue? How are these sources accounted for?2How can a government entity prepare government-wide statements using the fund statements? What is a governmental reporting entity?3Summarize one of the electronic readings. How does the article relate to this week?s readings? What new information did the article contain? If the article is dated, have there been any further developments in the area?week 4WEEK 4: DQ #1 Thread(Note: You are required to respond to all DQ threads by Friday of each week. In addition, you must respond to a weekly summary at the conclusion of each week.)What financial statements are required of not-for-profit organizations? How are they different or comparable to those provided by organizations that operate for profit? How does the retained earnings section of for-profit organizations differ from that of the net assets section of not-for-profits?WEEK 4: DQ #2 Thread(Note: You are required to respond to all DQ threads by Friday of each week. In addition, you must respond to a weekly summary at the conclusion of each week.)What constitutes a pledge or contribution? When does a not-for-profit organization recognize pledge revenue and contribution revenue? How do contributions differ from exchanges?WEEK 4: DQ #3 Thread(Note: You are required to respond to all DQ threads by Friday of each week. In addition, you must respond to a weekly summary at the conclusion of each week.)Summarize one of the electronic readings. How does the article relate to this week?s readings? What new information did the article contain? If the article is dated, have there been any further developments in the area?week 1 Individual paperIndividual Governmenta lAccounting Standards Board(GASB) and Financial Accounting Standards Board(FASB) Analysis PaperPrepare a 350- to 700-word paper comparing and contrasting GASB and FASB accounting.Explain the objectives of the two standards boards and how theyare similar and different.Describe how the modified accrual basis of accounting differs fromfull accrual accounting.Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.IndividualCh. 1, 2, & 3 Textbook ExercisesResources: Ch. 1, 2, & 3 of Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting Prepare written answers to the following assignments from Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting:? Ch. 1: Exercise 1-1, Questions 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, & 8? Ch. 2: Question for Review and Discussion 12. In addition toanswering question 12, provide a response in 150-350 wordsdifferentiating between a budget and a Comprehensive AnnualFinancial Report (CAFR).? Ch. 3: Exercise 3-2, Questions 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, & 9week 3IndividualCh. 2, 4, 5, & 6 Textbook ExercisesResources: Ch. 2, 4, 5, & 6 of Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting Prepare written answers to the following assignments from Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting:? Ch. 2: Exercise 2-1, Questions 1 through 10? Ch. 4: Exercise 4-1, Questions 1 through 10, and Exercise 4-7,Question 1 & 2? Ch. 5: Questions for Review and Discussion 1 & 2o In your answers to the Ch. 5 questions, address howencumbrances affect the expenses and expenditures.? Ch. 6: Questions for Review and Discussion 1 & 6\week 4Learning TeamCh. 4 & 6 Textbook ProblemsResources: Ch. 4 & 6 of Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting Prepare written answers to the following problems from Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting:? Ch. 4: Problem 4-16 ? The distinction between exchange andnonexchange revenues is not always obvious.? Ch. 6: Continuing Problems 1?4, found at the beginning of theProblems section at the end of the chapter. For this assignment,use the C A F R your team selected in Week Two.wek 2Learning Team CAFR Budget Analysis Resources: Each team member?s CAFR list from Week One Select one team member?s CAFR to be the basis for this and subsequent Learning Team assignments, using the CAFRs chosen for the CAFR list activity in Week One.Locate and review a copy of the budget accompanying your selected CAFR.Prepare a 700- to 1,050-word overview of the government that filed your selected CAFR.Include the following information in your overview:? Population? Governmental structure? Size of budget and its interrelationship with the CAFR? Major industries located in the entity? Other pertinent demographic information Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Three: Fund Accounting Part IIweek 4Resources: Ch. 9 & 10 of Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting Prepare written answers to the following assignments from Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting:? Ch. 9: Exercise 9-3, Part a? Ch. 10: Questions for Review and Discussion 1, 5, & 15Resources: Ch. 5 & 10 of Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting Prepare written answers to the following problems from Governmentand Not-for-Profit Accounting:? Ch. 5: Problem 5-11 ? Nonexchange expenditures are the mirrorimage of nonexchange revenues.? Ch. 10: Problem 10-7, Parts 1, 2, & 3 ? The basic financialstatements of a pension plan provide only limited amounts ofinformation as to its economic condition.week 5Write a one-page, double-spaced memo to a non financial audience explaining how increasing scrutiny and demand for accountability by the public has influenced reporting for not-for-profit and governmental entities.Cite all of your sources.Resources: Ch. 12 of Government and Not-for-Profit AccountingPrepare written answers to the following assignment fromGovernment and Not-for-Profit Accounting:Resources: Statements of Financial Accounting Standards (SFAS)116 and 117, sample Executive Summary Write a one-page Executive Summary assessing the requirements of SFAS 116 and 117 and its effect on the financial statements.Refer to the sample Executive Summary located on the studentwebsite under the Assessment section of Week Five for instructionson how to format your assignment.Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines

 

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