The Ultimate Accountants' Reference Including GAAP, IRS & SEC Regulations, Leases, and More / Edition 3

The Ultimate Accountants' Reference Including GAAP, IRS & SEC Regulations, Leases, and More / Edition 3

by Steven M. Bragg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 047057254X

ISBN-13: 9780470572542

Pub. Date: 03/08/2010

Publisher: Wiley

The Ultimate Accountants’ Reference Including GAAP, IRS & SEC Regulations, Leases, and More, Second Edition updates you on the latest accounting regulations for all aspects of the financial statements, accounting management reports, and management of the accounting department including best practices, control systems, and the fast close. This is the

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The Ultimate Accountants’ Reference Including GAAP, IRS & SEC Regulations, Leases, and More, Second Edition updates you on the latest accounting regulations for all aspects of the financial statements, accounting management reports, and management of the accounting department including best practices, control systems, and the fast close. This is the perfect daily answer book for the practicing accountant.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470572542
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/08/2010
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
783
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.50(d)

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Table of Contents

About the Author.

Acknowledgments.

Preface.

Part One: Overview of Accounting and Its Role in the Organization.

1 Introduction.

2 The Role of Accounting.

3 The Corporate Structure.

Part Two: Accounting Rules and Regulations.

4 Standard-Setting Organizations.

5 Accounting Standards.

6 The Securities and Exchange Commission.

7 Laws Impacting Accounting.

Part Three: Accounting Reports.

8 The Balance Sheet and Statement of Stockholders’ Equity.

9 The Income Statement.

10 The Statement of Cash Flows.

11 Footnotes.

12 Internal Management Reports.

13 Foreign Currency Translation.

14 Cash, Prepaid Expenses, and Investments.

Part Four: Elements of the Balance Sheet and Income Statement.

15 Inventory.

16 Accounts Receivable.

17 Fixed Assets.

18 Current Liabilities and Contingencies.

19 Debt.

20 Equity.

21 Stock Options.

22 Revenue.

23 Research and Development.

24 Leases.

Part Five: Accounting Management.

25 Earnings per Share.

26 Segment Reporting.

27 Interim Reporting.

28 Accounting Changes and Correction of Errors.

29 Not-for-Profit Accounting.

30 Best Practices.

31 Budgeting.

32 Closing the Books.

33 Control Systems.

34 Cost Accounting.

35 Financial Analysis.

36 Management Information Systems.

37 Records Management.

Part Six: Financial Management.

38 Customer Credit.

39 Financing.

40 Cash Management.

41 Risk Management.

Part Seven: Other Accounting Topics.

42 Mergers and Acquisitions.

43 The Initial Public Offering.

44 Bankruptcy.

45 Taxation.

A The Chart of Accounts.

B Journal Entries.

C Interest Tables.

D Ratios.

E Dictionary of Accounting Terms.

F Due Diligence Checklist.

Index.

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