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Local Government accounting – Local Government finances

  • Association for Good Local Government Accounting Practice (GKRS)
    The association prepares and publishes standards for good Local Government accounting practice in accordance with the financial regulations of the Local Government Act, as well as interpreting of questions of principle in connection with the given standards
  • Association for municipal financial administration and tax collection (NKK)
    Professional association for managers in Local Governments with responsibility for financial administration and tax collection
  • Norwegian municipal auditors association (NKRF)
    Professional organisation for employees in Local Government auditing, the purpose of which is to promote the healthy development of Local Government auditing
  • The Norwegian institute of public accountant (DNR)
    Professional organisation with more than 3,300 registered and state authorised auditors and public accountants as members
  • International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)
    An organisation that develops, publishes and promotes international accounting standards and works to bring national and international accounting standards closer together
  • Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)
    An organisation that develops American accounting standards for the public sector
  • The Swedish Ministry of Finances website for municipal economy
  • The Danish Ministry of the Interior’s website for municipal economy
  • Local Government -State Reporting (KOSTRA)
    KOSTRA is a national information system that gives management information about municipal activities. The site also includes the ministry’s answers to questions connected with Local Government accounting (entering by type and function)
  • KOSTRA figures on Statistics Norway’s website (SSB).
  • Norwegian accounting foundation (NRS)
    The purpose of NRS is to prepare and publish accounting standards, interpret questions of principle in connection with the standards and to be an active source of information about national and international standards for accounting and bookkeeping.
  • Norwegian Government Agency for Financial Management (SSØ)
    Exists to strengthen state financial management and improve the utilisation of resources in the area, including accounting and bookkeeping..
  • International Accounting Standards Board (IFRS)
    Develops, publishes and promotes international accounting standards for the private sector and works to bring national and international accounting standards closer together
  • International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI)
    Develops, publishes and promotes international accounting standards for the private sector and works to bring national and international accounting standards closer together
  • Council for municipal accounting (rkr)
    The council prepares and publishes standards for good municipal accounting for Swedish local and county authorities.
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