Wiley GAAP for Governments 2011: Interpretation and Application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for State and Local Governments

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Wiley, Jan 20, 2011 - Study Aids - 583 pages
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The most practical, authoritative guide to governmental GAAP

Wiley GAAP for Governments 2011 is a comprehensive guide to the accounting and financial reporting principles used by state and local governments as well as other governmental entities. Designed with the needs of the user in mind, a "New Developments" chapter offers the important developments in governmental GAAP during the past year.

  • Full coverage of authoritative accounting standards
  • Extremely useful and user-friendly examples, illustrations, and helpful practice hints
  • A comprehensive guide to the accounting and financial reporting principles used by state and local governments as well as other governmental entities
  • Provides a look ahead to the status of current and future Governmental Accounting Standards Board standards and projects
  • Offers information on the very latest in standard-setting activities
  • Also by Warren Ruppel: Governmental Accounting Made Easy

Wiley GAAP for Governments 2011 is a thorough, reliable reference financial professionals will consistently keep on their desks rather than on their bookshelves.

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WARREN RUPPEL, CPA, has over twenty-five years of experience in governmental and not-for-profit accounting. He is the Director of The Government Services group of Marks Paneth & Shron, LLP in New York. He began his career with KPMG in 1979, and joined Deloitte & Touche in 1989. Mr. Ruppel has also served as the chief financial officer of an international not-for-profit organization and as the assistant comptroller responsible for the accounting and financial reporting for the City of New York. He was the secretary of the city's audit committee for over ten years. He is the author of many Wiley books, including GAAP for Governments, Governmental Accounting Made Easy, and Not-for-Profit Accounting Made Easy. Mr. Ruppel is the Chair of the Audit Committee of the New York State Society of CPAs. He is a past president of the New York chapter of the Institute of Management Accounts, and a member of the Government Finance Officers Association where he serves on the Special Review Committee.

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