GAAFR Plus

A new way to subscribe to get access to important updates on the latest accounting standards.

What is GAAFR Plus?

Purchasers of the electronic GAAFR can subscribe to GAAFR Plus. By subscribing to GAAFR Plus, you will get access to publication updates to GFOA's Governmental Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Reporting (GAAFR or "Blue Book") as they become available throughout the year and an updated e-book annually.

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How do I subscribe?

Purchase the electronic GAAFR here. Purchasers of the electronic GAAFR will receive an invoice from GFOA where they can then sign up for an annual subscription of GAAFR Plus for the following fee:

  • $65 for GFOA members (government)
  • $85 for GFOA members (private sector)
  • $95 for non-members

Release Schedule

How frequently are chapters updated?

GFOA will update chapters as required by changes in accounting standards. We plan on providing three to four updates per year. Prior to any update, GFOA will announce release dates and chapters below.

Update Number

Expected Release

Chapter

Topic

Notes

2021 Edition Supplement #2

March 2022

44A – Independent Auditor’s Report

New content and arrangement of the independent auditor’s report

A supplementary chapter on the new content and arrangement of the independent auditor’s report required by Statements on Auditing Standards numbers 134, and 137 through 141

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How do I access the updated content?

When released, updates to chapters are available as "mini" e-books and available through GFOA's Adobe platform as a secured PDF file.