Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting : Concepts and Practices - With CD / Edition 3

Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting : Concepts and Practices - With CD / Edition 3

by Michael H. Granof
     
 

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Revised and updated, Granof’s Third Edition incorporates the latest GASB pronouncements and takes a fresh look at the unique features of governmental and not-for-profit accounting. This text will help you develop a firm grasp of the theory underlying current practice, so you can quickly acquire the skills

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Get the latest pronouncements and practices!

Revised and updated, Granof’s Third Edition incorporates the latest GASB pronouncements and takes a fresh look at the unique features of governmental and not-for-profit accounting. This text will help you develop a firm grasp of the theory underlying current practice, so you can quickly acquire the skills required of professional accountants and auditors. Throughout, the emphasis is on the significance of reported information and how to interpret and analyze accounting information.

Text Features

  • Illustrations of actual financial statements (City of Charlotte, North Carolina).
  • A CD-ROM containing the comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) of Austin, Texas and an educational version of FundBalance government accounting software.
  • Two continuing problems: one which asks you to review and answer questions about the CAFR of Austin, Texas, and another that features a governmental accounting practice set supported by FundBalance software.
  • Updated end-of-chapter problems, including a number of new problems.
  • Additional and updated In Practice news items, which provide real-world illustrations of points addressed in the text.
  • Mini-Cases and Questions, which help you build strong critical-thinking skills.
  • Exercises for Review and Self Study, which include problems that have appeared on the CPA exam.

Get hands-on professional experience with FundBalance software!

The CD-ROM also contains an educational version of state-of-the-art fund accounting and reporting software designed by FundBalance, Inc. (www.fbwin.com). This software provides:

  • Valuable experience in recording transactions and preparing financial statements.
  • Familiarity with the type of software that you are most likely to encounter in modern-day governments.
  • An overview of the entire accounting cycle.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471230090
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
8.17(w) x 10.12(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface.

About the Author.

Chapter 1. The Government and Not-for-Profit Environment.

Chapter 2. Fund Accounting.

Chapter 3. Issues of Budgeting and Control.

Chapter 4. Recognizing Revenues in Governmental Funds.

Chapter 5. Recognizing Expenditures in Governmental Funds.

Chapter 6. Accounting for Capital Projects and Debt Service.

Chapter 7. Long-lived Assets and Investments in Marketable Securities.

Chapter 8. Long-Term Obligations.

Chapter 9. Business-Type Activities.

Chapter 10. Fiduciary Funds and Permanent Funds.

Chapter 11. Issues of Reporting, Disclosure, and Financial Analysis.

Chapter 12. Other Not-for-Profit Organizations.

Chapter 13. Using Cost Information to Manage and Control.

Chapter 14. Managing for Results.

Chapter 15. Auditing Governments and Not-for-Profit Organizations.

Chapter 16. Federal Government Accounting.

Glossary.

Index.

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