Wiley GAAP for Governments 2012: Interpretation and Application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for State and Local Governments [NOOK Book]

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The most practical, authoritativeguide to governmental GAAP

Wiley GAAP for Governments 2012 is a comprehensive guide to the accounting and financial reporting principles used by state and local governments as well as other governmental entities. Financial statement preparers, attestors, and readers will find its full coverage of authoritative accounting standards coupled with many examples, illustrations, and helpful practice hints extremely useful and user-friendly. Designed ...

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Wiley GAAP for Governments 2012: Interpretation and Application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for State and Local Governments

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Overview

The most practical, authoritativeguide to governmental GAAP

Wiley GAAP for Governments 2012 is a comprehensive guide to the accounting and financial reporting principles used by state and local governments as well as other governmental entities. Financial statement preparers, attestors, and readers will find its full coverage of authoritative accounting standards coupled with many examples, illustrations, and helpful practice hints extremely useful and user-friendly. Designed with the needs of the user in mind, a "New Developments" chapter keeps you informed of all the important developments in governmental GAAP during the past year. A look ahead at the status of current and future Governmental Accounting Standards Board standards and projects provides information on the very latest in standard-setting activities and covers:

  • GASB Statement No. 57 OPEB Measurements by Agent Employers and Agent Multi-Employer Plans

  • GASB Statement No. 58 Accounting and Financial Reporting for Chapter 9 Bankruptcies

  • GASB Statement No. 59 Financial Instruments Omnibus

  • GASB Statement No. 60 Accounting and Financial Reporting for Concession Agreements

  • GASB Statement No. 61 The Financial Reporting Entity Omnibus—an amendment of GASB Statements No. 14 and 34

  • GASB Statement No. 62 Codification of Accounting and Financial Reporting Guidance Contained in Pre-November 30, 1989 FASB and AICPA Pronouncements

  • GASB Statement No.63 Financial Reporting of Deferred Outflows of Resources, Deferred Inflows of Resources, and Net Position

  • GASB Statement No. 64 Derivative Instruments: Application of Hedge Accounting Termination Provisions—an amendment of GASB Statement No. 53

  • Exposure Draft Technical Corrections—an amendment of GASB Statements No. 10 and 62

  • Exposure Draft Reporting Items Previously Recognized as Assets and Liabilities

  • Exposure Draft Accounting and Financial Reporting for Pensions—an amendment of GASB Statement No. 25

  • Exposure Draft Accounting and Financial Reporting for Pensions—an amendment of GASB Statement No. 27

  • Latest on GASB Technical Plan

Wiley GAAP for Governments 2012 strives to be a thorough, reliable reference that you'll use constantly. It's designed to be kept on your desk rather than on your bookshelf.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118282069
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/18/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 624
  • File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

Preface vii

About the Author ix

1 New Developments 1

2 Foundations of Governmental Accounting 27

3 Fund Accounting Fundamentals 51

4 General Fund and Special Revenue Funds 73

5 Capital Projects Funds 87

6 Debt Service Funds 101

7 Proprietary Funds 111

8 Fiduciary Funds 135

9 Financial Statements Prepared by Governments 141

10 The Importance of Budgets to Governments 207

11 Definition of the Reporting Entity 219

12 Cash and Investments—Valuation and Disclosures 259

13 Derivative Instruments 285

14 Capital Assets 315

15 Debt and Other Obligations 347

16 Landfill Closure and Postclosure Care Costs 383

17 Postemployment Benefits—Pension and Other 393

18 Compensated Absences 433

19 Accounting for Leases 445

20 Nonexchange Transactions 465

21 Risk Financing and Insurance-Related Activities/Public Entity Risk Pools 481

22 Pension and OPEB Plan Financial Statements 511

23 Educational and Other Governmental Entities 561

Appendix: Disclosure Checklist 577

Index 607

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