Handbook of Governmental Accounting and Finance

Handbook of Governmental Accounting and Finance

by Nicholas G. Apostolou, D. Larry Crumbley
     
 

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Federal, state and local governments face difficult economic times and increased budgetary constraints as well as increased scrutiny of real and perceived mismanagement of finances and accounting. This reference covers the major aspects of accounting, financial planning and management for all levels of government. Will provide up-to-date information on the

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Federal, state and local governments face difficult economic times and increased budgetary constraints as well as increased scrutiny of real and perceived mismanagement of finances and accounting. This reference covers the major aspects of accounting, financial planning and management for all levels of government. Will provide up-to-date information on the multitude of different governmental accounting systems. Brings together the expertise of over 50 experienced professionals and contains 180 exhibits that illustrate key concepts and present practical, real-world examples of important points. Annual supplements will keep subscribers up-to-date with anticipated changes in government accounting and financial systems standards and procedures as the industry attempts to standardize these systems.

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The second edition of the handbook (first was in 1988) provides information and ideas to improve governmental accounting and financial management practices in an era of budgeting constraints. The 41 wide- ranging chapters provide numerous suggestions to assist government officials in monitoring and improving their finances. Divided into five parts: overview; government accounting practices; financial management; municipal financial management; and resources, evaluation methods, taxation, forecasts. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471552284
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/28/1992
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
944
Product dimensions:
7.28(w) x 10.24(h) x (d)

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