The FASB: The People, the Process and the Politics / Edition 3

The FASB: The People, the Process and the Politics / Edition 3

by Paul B. W. Miller, Rodney J. Redding, Paul R. Bahnson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0256082766

ISBN-13: 9780256082760

Pub. Date: 11/28/1993

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

The overall goal of this text is to pull back the veil of mystique that prevents many people from understanding an organization that is very important to the accounting profession and to the U.S. economy. The FASB describes why financial reporting exists,why GAAP are needed,and why the FASB was created. This is a great supplement for the Intermediate Accounting…  See more details below

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The overall goal of this text is to pull back the veil of mystique that prevents many people from understanding an organization that is very important to the accounting profession and to the U.S. economy. The FASB describes why financial reporting exists,why GAAP are needed,and why the FASB was created. This is a great supplement for the Intermediate Accounting course as well as an Accounting Theory course.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780256082760
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
11/28/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
208

Table of Contents

Prologue: The Life Cycle of an Accounting Issue1
1Financial Accounting and the FASB10
2The People and the Structure of the FASB32
3The FASB's Due Process59
4The Conceptual Framework Project89
5Some Recurring Accounting Controversies117
6A Look into the FASB's Future157
Review Questions and Exercises196
Name Index211
Subject Index214
Pronouncement Index217

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