You're a CPA Exam candidate. You've survived all those technical accounting courses and advanced courses on systems, auditing, cost accounting, and tax, and now you're ready to take the big exam. But perhaps in those intermediate or advanced courses, you didn't receive enough exposure to research in the accounting standards, the auditing standards, or the tax code. Help has arrived.
Now in a fully revised second edition, Mastering Accounting Research for the CPA Exam provides CPA candidates with a thorough foundation of the authoritative literature, knowledge of the standards, and strategies for researching the infobases for FAR (Financial Accounting and Reporting), AUD (Audit and Attestation), and REG (Regulation).
Easy to follow and apply, the new edition of this concise, user-friendly guide brings CPA Exam candidates up to speed quickly on the research component of the Exam and: Updates all references to Web addresses and information on obtaining infobases, Informs readers on changes to accounting standards, Helps students review on the spot with quick study lists for FAR, AUD, and REG, Offers new coverage and discussion of FAS 155 - 159, Includes new practice review problems at the end of each chapter. Without over-your-head technical jargon, author and CPA Anita Feller clearly explains and illustrates the research strategies for FAR, AUD, and REG that every CPA Exam candidate needs to ace the simulation sections of the CPA Exam.
About the Author:
Anita L. Feller, PhD, CPA, is contributing author to Wiley CPA Exam Review: Financial Accounting and Reporting annuals and contributing author, with David Ziebart, of Introduction to Applied Professional Researchfor Accountants, Second Edition
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Table of Contents
Research and the CPA Exam 1
Financial Accounting Research System (FARS) 15
Contents of the Older Pronouncements 31
The FASB Statements 47
Selected Content and Linkages 75
Auditing and Attestation Research 93
Tax Research 107
Understanding Search Engines 125
Getting Ready for the Exam: The Research Interface 133
Important Resources for the CPA Exam 147
Helpful Hints for Infobases 151
The CPA Sample Exam Interface 157
Quick Study Lists 161
Solutions to Chapter Questions 171