•From the second e-Activity, identify the potential issues resulting if Statement No.36 had not been issued by GASB. Assess whether or not GAAP require similar treatment for revenue recognition for nongovernmental entities and provide a rationale for any differences in treatment. •Evaluate Statement No. 36 and GAAP revenue recognition requirement. Provide a rationale for the differences in accounting treatment.
•Discuss how property taxes are treated differently in the governmental funds statements as opposed to the governmental wide statements? Do you agree with this treatment? Why or why not?
•From the first e-Activity, discuss the accounting treatment of nonexchange transactions with a focus on the difference between government-mandated and voluntary nonexchange transactions. Evaluate the potential impact of time restrictions on revenue recognition for nonexchange transactions. Rationalize the difference in time restrictions for mandatory nonexchange reporting and voluntary nonexchange reporting.