Publications

Publications

As a major publisher, the GFOA maintains an extensive inventory of books, e-books, manuals, guides, CD-ROMs, and DVDs on government finance topics that are availablefor purchase, with member discounts. 

63 Documents

Pages


GAAFR Supplement
Author: 
Stephen J. Gauthier
Year Published: 
2014

GAAFR Supplement (e-book format and softcover: 94 pages)

Member Price: 
$60.00
Non-Member Price: 
$95.00
Author: 
Stephen J. Gauthier
Year Published: 
2014

The "GAAFR Supplement" updates the "Blue Book" for recent changes resulting from four new GASB pronouncements and the March 20133 release of a significantly revised and expanded version of COSO's "Internal Control-Integrated Framework."

Member Price: 
$30.00
Non-Member Price: 
$45.00
GAAFR Supplement
Author: 
Stephen J. Gauthier
Year Published: 
2014

GAAFR Supplement (softcover: 94 pages)

Member Price: 
$40.00
Non-Member Price: 
$65.00
Author: 
Stephen J. Gauthier
Year Published: 
2013

The GFOA’s publication "An Elected Official’s Guide: The New Pension Accounting" uses a simple question-and-answer format to explain the “new pension accounting” in a way that is designed to be easily understandable even for those with little, if any, experience or background in accounting and financial reporting for pensions.

Member Price: 
$15.00
Non-Member Price: 
$20.00
Author: 
Shayne Kavanagh
Year Published: 
2012

Financial policies are used by a governing board and executive management to set the baseline standards for how the organization will be managed financially.

Member Price: 
$45.00
Non-Member Price: 
$70.00
GAAFR
Author: 
Stephen J. Gauthier
Year Published: 
2012

The GAAFR (e-book) incorporates all of the guidance of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) through GASB Statement No. 66.

Member Price: 
$129.00
Non-Member Price: 
$159.00
GAAFR
Author: 
Stephen J. Gauthier
Year Published: 
2012

This set includes the GAAFR hardcover (2012. 1,121 pp.), GAAFR e-book (2012. 902 pp.), GAAFR Supplement e-book (2014. 76 pp.), and GAAFR Supplement softcover (2014. 94 pages)

Member Price: 
$239.00
Non-Member Price: 
$279.00
GAAFR
Author: 
Stephen J. Gauthier
Year Published: 
2012

This set includes the GAAFR hardcover (2012. 1,121 pages), GAAFR Supplement e-book (2014. 76 pages.), and GAAFR Supplement softcover (2014. 94 pages)

Member Price: 
$199.00
Non-Member Price: 
$239.00
Author: 
Shayne Kavanagh
Year Published: 
2011

An Elected Official’s Guide to Fiscal First Aid and Financial Recovery aims to help public officials navigate through these challenging economic times.

Member Price: 
$20.00
Non-Member Price: 
$30.00
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National Performance Management Advisory Commission
Year Published: 
2010

The National Performance Management Advisory Commission has released its final report titled: A Performance Management Framework for State and Local Government: From Measurement and Reporting to Ma

Member Price: 
$15.00
Non-Member Price: 
$15.00
Author: 
Shayne Kavanagh
Phil Bertolini
Year Published: 
2009

This book explains how the budget process can be combined with concepts of IT governance to allocate technology dollars to the most promising uses and to create the management systems needed to ach

Member Price: 
$45.00
Non-Member Price: 
$70.00
Author: 
Anne Spray Kinney
Michael J. Mucha
Year Published: 
2009

GFOA’s latest publication on performance management presents findings from over two years of research into identifying trends and leading practices among public sector practitioners across the Unit

Member Price: 
$40.00
Non-Member Price: 
$60.00
Author: 
Stephen J. Gauthier
Year Published: 
2009

There is probably no single number in a typical state or local government’s financial statements that attracts more attention and discussion than fund balance.

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$20.00
Non-Member Price: 
$30.00
Author: 
Stephen J. Gauthier
Year Published: 
2008

Accounting for Capital Assets: A Guide for State and Local Governments should prove an invaluable resource.

Member Price: 
$40.00
Non-Member Price: 
$60.00
Year Published: 
2008

Targeting elected officials and public administrators, the GFOA’s addition to its Elected Official’s series, Competitive Options: From Managed Competition to Privatization, details the managerial p

Member Price: 
$20.00
Non-Member Price: 
$30.00
Author: 
Girard Miller
Year Published: 
2008

The Government Finance Officers Association launched its most popular publications series 24 years ago when it issued An Elected Official’s Guide to Government Finance.

Member Price: 
$30.00
Non-Member Price: 
$30.00
Author: 
Shayne Kavanagh
Monica Han Na
Year Published: 
2008

Create financial sustainability for your community with An Elected Official’s Guide: Long-Term Financial Planning for Local Government.

Member Price: 
$20.00
Non-Member Price: 
$30.00
Author: 
Sofia Anastopoulos
Year Published: 
2008

Government investors depend on broker-dealers for a number of services. How has technology transformed the broker- dealer industry and the services that broker-dealers offer?

Member Price: 
$35.00
Non-Member Price: 
$35.00
Author: 
John Fishbein
Year Published: 
2008

This comprehensive book presents numerous real-life examples from the best school district budgets across the United States and aims to improve the quality of the budget document for school distric

Member Price: 
$70.00
Non-Member Price: 
$70.00
Author: 
John Ruggini
Year Published: 
2007

Shared services can be used as a tool to provide more efficient government services at a time when most government budgets are extended.

Member Price: 
$30.00
Non-Member Price: 
$30.00
Author: 
Sofia Anastopoulos
Year Published: 
2007

GFOA has published a revised second edition of its popular book, An Elected Official’s Guide: Investing, to help public-sector investors keep pace with the many regulatory, technological, and oth

Member Price: 
$30.00
Non-Member Price: 
$30.00
Author: 
Sofia Anastopoulos
Year Published: 
2007

This publication aims to help government officials with selecting, monitoring, and evaluating investment advisers.

Member Price: 
$25.00
Non-Member Price: 
$25.00
Author: 
Joseph P. Casey
Michael J. Mucha
Year Published: 
2007

Finance officers have an opportunity to contribute valuable insight to all stages of capital plans and help insure capital project investments align with long-term service goals, objectives, and st

Member Price: 
$35.00
Non-Member Price: 
$50.00
Author: 
Shayne Kavanagh
Year Published: 
2007

Faced with downward pressures on tax revenues, increasing expenditures, shifting demographics, as well as a host of other complex challenges, local governments need a new approach to planning.

Member Price: 
$40.00
Non-Member Price: 
$60.00
Author: 
Stephen J. Gauthier
Year Published: 
2006

This publication is specifically designed to educate governing body members and other interested parties on the proper design and operation of audit committees in the public sector.

Member Price: 
$30.00
Non-Member Price: 
$30.00

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