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Chapter 18 - Governmental Entities: Special Funds and Government-Wide Financial Statements 18-2 Q18-7 Proceeds from a bond issue are accounted for as an other financing source in the fund that issued the bonds. However, some governments have a policy that the capital projects fund may not keep any bond premium, in which case the bond premium is typically transferred to a debt service fund. Other financing sources and uses are reported separately below operations, but above special items, on the governmental funds’ statement of revenues, expenditures, and changes in fund balance. Q18-8 A permanent fund is a governmental fund for which the principal is maintained, but the income in the fund can be used by the government for its programs that benefit all of its citizens. The basis of accounting in permanent funds is the modified accrual method. Private-purpose trust funds are established to benefit specific individuals or organizations, as specified by the donor. These private-purpose
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