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IPSAS 2015

IPSAS 2015

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The most important changes of the 2015 version are the changes in the New Standards.

The IPSASB approved the following Standards which are included in this Handbook:
• IPSAS 33, First-time Adoption of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSASs)
• IPSAS 34, Separate Financial Statements
• IPSAS 35, Consolidated Financial Statements
• IPSAS 36, Investments in Associates and Joint Ventures
• IPSAS 37, Joint Arrangements
• IPSAS 38, Disclosure of Interests in Other Entities

A number of IPSASs were amended as a result of the IPSASB’s Improvements to IPSASs 2014 project. This project involves making non-urgent but necessary changes to IPSASs. The following documents have been amended:
• IPSAS 1, Presentation of Financial Statements;
• IPSAS 17, Property, Plant, and Equipment;
• IPSAS 28, Financial Instruments: Presentation; and
• IPSAS 31, Intangible Assets.

The Preface and Chapters 5–8 of the Conceptual Framework for General Purpose Financial Reporting by Public Sector Entities were approved in September 2014 and issued in October 2014

IPSAS 2014 Book

IPSAS 2014 Book

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Following are the most recent changes to this guide:

  • International Public Sector Accounting Standard (IPSAS) 15, Financial Instruments: Disclosure and Presentation has been superseded by IPSAS 28, Financial Instruments: Presentation;
  • IPSAS 29, Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement; and IPSAS 30, Financial Instruments: Disclosures. These Standards apply for annual financial statements covering periods beginning on or after January 1, 2013. As a result, IPSAS 15 is no longer applicable and has been withdrawn.
  • Introduction of Recommended Practice Guidelines (RPGs). RPGs are pronouncements that provide guidance on good practice in preparing General Purpose Financial Reports (GPFRs) that are not financial statements. 
   1- RPG 1, Reporting on the Long-Term Sustainability of an Entity’s Finances.
   2- RPG 2, Financial Statement Discussion and Analysis.

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IPSAS 2013

IPSAS 2013

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The 2013 edition includes Chapters 1-4 of the Conceptual Framework for General Purpose Financial Reporting by Public Sector Entities, which were issued in January 2013. The 2013 handbook also includes an updated list of those International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSASs) that are applicable to annual financial statements covering periods beginning on or after January 1, 2013, and a list of those IPSASs that are applicable to annual financial statements covering periods beginning on or after January 1, 2014. 

 

The standards and pronouncements in each of the handbooks were developed by the IPSASB, respectively. The structures and processes that support the operations of these independent standard-setting boards, including publishing the handbooks, are facilitated by IFAC. 

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IPSAS 2012

IPSAS 2012

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The latest Arabic version of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards after being amended by IPSASB.

In 2011, the IPSASB finalized IPSAS 32, Service Concession Arrangements: Grantor. IPSAS 32 is effective for annual financial statements covering periods beginning on or after January 1, 2014.

A number of IPSASs were amended as a result of the IPSASB’s Improvements to IPSASs 2011 project. This project involves making necessary changes to IPSASs.

In addition, the text of the IPSASB’s Terms of Reference and the Glossary of Defined Terms have been revised.

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IPSAS 2011

IPSAS 2011

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The approved Arabic translation includes the following:-

A number of IPSASs were amended as a result of the IPSASB’s Improvements 2010 project. This project involves making non-urgent but necessary changes to IPSASs as a result of changes made by the IASB to various IFRSs and the IPSASB’s general review of existing IPSASs. The following documents have been amended:-

 • IPSAS 1, Presentation of Financial Statements;
• IPSAS 2, Cash Flow Statements;
• IPSAS 3, Accounting Policies, Changes in Accounting Estimates and Errors;
• IPSAS 7, Investments in Associates;
• IPSAS 9, Revenue from Exchange Transactions;
• IPSAS 10, Financial Reporting in Hyperinflationary Economies;
• IPSAS 12, Inventories;
• IPSAS 13, Leases;
• IPSAS 18, Segment Reporting;
• IPSAS 20, Related Party Disclosures;
• IPSAS 21, Impairment of Non-Cash-Generating Assets;
• IPSAS 25, Employee Benefits; and
• IPSAS 26, Impairment of Cash-Generating Assets.

These amendments are effective for annual financial statements covering periods beginning on or after January 1, 2012. The 2010 edition of this Handbook contains the superseded versions of these Standards and will remain available on www.ifac.org .

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IPSAS 2010

IPSAS 2010

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This handbook includes:-
(A) The following Standards which are included in this Handbook:
• IPSAS 27, “Agriculture”
• IPSAS 28, “Financial Instruments: Presentation”
• IPSAS 29, “Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement”
• IPSAS 30, “Financial Instruments: Disclosures”
• IPSAS 31, “Intangible Assets”

These Standards are effective from the dates noted in the Standards.

(B) A number of IPSASs were amended as a result of the IPSASB’s Improvements Project; namely (1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 10, 14, 16, 17, 25 and 26). This project involves making non-urgent but necessary changes to IPSASs as a result of changes made by the IASB to various IFRSs.

These amendments are effective for annual financial statements covering periods beginning on or after January 1, 2011.

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International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) 2009

International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) 2009

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Two parts of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) 2009 issued for the second consecutive year.

The amendments to the 2009 edition, including the addition of new definitions and the revision of the "firm", "network" and "network firm" definitions which are effective for assurance reports dated on or after December 31, 2008. These definitions were added to the Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants. Accordingly, the paragraphs following the new ones were numbered as 290, 14-290, 26.

In addition, the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) issued two proposed exposure drafts for the revised existing section 290 "Independence- Assurance and Revision Engagements" and proposed revised section 291 "Independence- Other Assurance Engagements".

Handbook of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) 2008

Handbook of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) 2008

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The latest Arabic translation of the Handbook of International Public Sector Accounting Standards, in two parts for the first time. For 2008, the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) has finalized and published the following standards:-

• IPSAS 4, “The Effects of Changes in Foreign Exchange Rates” (Revised);
• IPSAS 25, “Employee Benefits”;
• IPSAS 26, “Impairment of Cash-Generating Assets”;
• The Cash Basis IPSAS, “Financial Reporting under the Cash Basis of Accounting”.

In addition, the following IPSASs were amended by the issuance of IPSAS 26:-
• IPSAS 21, “Impairment of Non-Cash Generating Assets”; and
• “Glossary of Defined Terms.”
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Handbook of International Public Sector Accounting Pronouncements 2007

Handbook of International Public Sector Accounting Pronouncements 2007

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This publication includes the following three Redrafted Standards:-

• IPSAS 22, “Disclosure of Financial Information About the General Government Sector”;
• IPSAS 23, “Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions (Taxes and Transfers)”; and
• IPSAS 24, “Presentation of Budget Information in Financial Statements.”

Handbook of International Public Sector Accounting Pronouncements 2006

Handbook of International Public Sector Accounting Pronouncements 2006

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The Handbook includes the following:-

  • References to the Public Sector Committee References to the International Auditing Practices Committee (IAPC) of IFAC.
  • The Public Sector Committee’s Guideline No.1, “Financial Reporting by Government Business Enterprises” has been withdrawn as of November 2002.
  • The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) issued a revised Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants (the Code) establishing a conceptual framework for all professional accountants to ensure compliance with the five fundamental principles of professional ethics.
  • The IESBA has issued an exposure draft proposing a revision to the “network firm” definition contained in Section 290

     

International Accounting Standards in the Public Sector (2001)

International Accounting Standards in the Public Sector (2001)

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The Arabic version of the International Accounting Standards for the Public Sector Enterprises. The translation includes all pronouncements issued by IFAC in this regard. The book is an important reference on accounting practices and processes for the public sector enterprises in the Arab world.