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Directive Compliance Guidelines for State Agencies

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Comptroller's Directive No. 1-19


Comptroller's Directive No. 1-19, Directive Compliance Guidelines for State Agencies, rescinds and replaces Comptroller's Directive No. 1-18. This Directive addresses state agency reporting requirements, which are necessary to compile the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) of the Comptroller as required by the Code of Virginia.

Comptroller's Directive No. 1-19

This Directive is available in PDF format. Select the respective hyperlink below to download each section.
  • Items of Interest Regarding Directive No. 1-19 [PDF]
  • Comptroller's Directive No. 1-19, pages 1-18, Directive Compliance Guidelines for State Agencies [PDF]
  • Supplemental Information, pages 19-78, Directive Compliance Guidelines for State Agencies [PDF]
  • Individual Attachments and Instructions

Authoritative Guidance and Other References

The following authoritative guidance and other references are designed to aid the preparer in completing the Comptroller's directives.
  • Authoritative Literature / Guidance for Preparation of GAAP Basis Fund Financial Statement Templates [PDF]
  • VRS - GASB Statement No. 68 information Coming Soon
  • VRS - GASB Statement No. 75 information Coming Soon
  • DHRM - GASB Statement No. 75 information Coming Soon
  • Frequently Asked Questions [PDF]
  • Fund Descriptions Spreadsheet [Excel]
  • GAAP Master List
  • GASBS No. 34 Government-wide Revenue Classification Table [Excel]
  • GASBS No. 48 Commonwealth of Virginia Intra-Entity Reporting List [Excel]
  • Glossary [PDF]
  • CIPPS Leave Liability Spreadsheet [Excel]
  • TAL Leave Liability Spreadsheet [Excel]
  • Master Equipment Leasing Program (MELP) Listing [Excel]
  • Prior Year Energy Performance Contract Cumulative Asset Balances by Agency List [Excel]
  • Prior Year Pollution Remediation Submissions Summary [Excel]
  • Prior Year Reported Intangible Balances by Agency and Category List [Excel]
  • Reconciliation of Retained Earnings link to [Excel]

If you have difficulty with the functionality of any of the directive courses, please contact doatraining@doa.virginia.gov. If you cannot access the Learning Center or if you need your password reset, please contact your agency's Learning Center site administrator. If you are unsure who that is, or if you have other problems accessing the Learning Center, please contact the Learning Center help desk at COVLChelpdesk@dhrm.virginia.gov.

If you have questions or comments regarding Comptroller's Directive No. 1-19, Directive Compliance Guidelines for State Agencies, contact Matthew Wiggins, Assistant Director - Financial Statements; Susan Jones, Assistant Director - Financial Statements; John Sotos, Assistant Director - Financial Statements; or Sharon Lawrence, Director, Financial Reporting.

Contact Information

Phone Number:

Main: (804) 225-3038
Fax: (804) 371-8587

Street Address:

Department of Accounts
James Monroe Building
101 North 14th Street,
2nd Floor
Richmond VA 23219-3638

Mailing Address:

Department of Accounts
PO Box 1971
Richmond VA 23218-1971


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