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Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

See Also: Accrual Based Accounting Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System MACRS 10 Q Asset History of Accounting Full Disclosure Principle Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Definition Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) are a set of standards, guidelines, and regulations for financial accounting. Companies should follow GAAP rules when preparing financial statements. GAAP rules were established

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History of Accounting

See Also: History of Factoring Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Certified Public Accountant (CPA) History of Accounting Below is the history of accounting timeline is a general overview of larger events which have all contributed to modern day accounting. It encompasses primitive accounting, with the

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Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

See Also: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – AICPA How to Choose An Independent CPA/Auditor Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) The Future of the Accounting Workforce Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Definition A CPA or certified public accountant is a person in the United States who has passed the uniform

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American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – AICPA

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Definition The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is a professional organization for Certified Public Accountants (CPAs). Furthermore, this organization is based in the United States. The organization dates back to 1887. The AICPA creates the CPA examination. Then, they grade the CPA examination. In addition, it

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New Financial Reporting Framework for Small Businesses

The AICPA just released a new financial reporting framework for small businesses. It aims to save small business owners both time and money. According to aicpa.org, the FRF for SMEs (Financial Reporting Framework for Small to Medium Sized Entities) is “a new accounting option for preparing streamlined, relevant financial statements for privately held owner-managed businesses that

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Compare IFRS vs US GAAP for SME’s

Do you want to know what is going to change when the new international standards are adopted? The AICPA has now created a wiki comparing the streamlined and complete version of the international standards using IFRS vs US GAAP for SME’s (Small and Medium Sized Entities). All of the sections of the IFRS will be

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