Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting: Concepts and Practices / Edition 5

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Known for its accessible writing style and concept-based presentation, this book arms accountants with critical information that accountants will be able to apply throughout their careers. New coauthor Saleha Khumawala brings a fresh voice to make the content even more engaging in the new edition. Emphasis is placed on real world applications to clearly demonstrate the relevance of the material. New chapters are included on health care organizations and colleges and universities. In addition, numerous new examples are integrated throughout the chapters with new CAFR references to give accountants a stronger grasp of the concepts.
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A text/CD-ROM package on key issues of governmental and not-for-profit accounting, with emphasis on critical thinking. A unique feature is an ongoing problem based on an actual comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). Chapters cover topics including fund accounting, budgeting and control, recognizing revenue and expenditures in governmental funds, long-term obligations, reporting and disclosure, and auditing governments and not-for-profits. The CD-ROM contains a CAFR for the City of Orlando, Florida. The author is affiliated with the University of Texas-Austin. This second edition incorporates the latest GASB pronouncements, and recent updates to the Single Audit Act and Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board Pronouncements. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470390788
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/15/2010
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 832
  • Sales rank: 1,312,593
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

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 Capital 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 Not-for-Profit Organizations.

Chapter 13 Colleges and Universities.

Chapter 14 Health Care Providers.

  Chapter 15 Managing for Results.

Chapter 16 Auditing Governments and Not-for-Profit Organizations.

Chapter 17 Federal Government Accounting.


Value Tables.


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