Accounting and Auditing Research and Databases: Practitioner's Desk Reference

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 28, 2012 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
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The easy-to-use, do-it-yourself desk accounting and auditing research database

FASB's online GAAP Codification system. The convergence of U.S. GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards. EDGAR filing and research system. RIA Checkpoint and CCH. Accounting professionals and practitioners need to understand these research databases to reach solutions and achieve maximum results for the organization. Highlighting each pertinent database, Accounting and Auditing Research Databases shows you how to conduct research using a host of databases including RIA, CCH, AICPA's Online Library, FASB Codification, GARS, and eIFRS.

  • Highlights each specific database
  • Step-by-step guidance to research resources
  • Explains how to conduct research using databases including AICPA's Online Library, FASB Codification, and eIFRS
  • Enables you to understand accounting and auditing research to reach solutions

Accounting and Auditing Research & Databases: A Practitioner's Desk Reference focuses on the practical aspects of professional accounting and auditing research with step-by-step guidance to research resources to provide you with the skills you need to improve within your organization.

 

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Contents

Research
The Environment of U S Research
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
The Levels of U S GAAP6 and FASB Accounting
Navigating the Codification
The Research Process
Email Print and CopyPaste Functions
Other Research Databases
Other Databases for Accounting Authorities
Major Databases
Researching Corporate News
Research Strategies
Tax Research for Compliance
AssuranceAuditing Research
About the Authors
Copyright

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THOMAS R. WEIRICH, PhD, CPA, is the Jerry and Felicia Campbell Endowed Professor of Accounting at Central Michigan University and former chair of its School of Accounting. He has served in the Office of the Chief Accountant at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; as a consultant to the Public Oversight Board's Panel on Audit Effectiveness; and as an expert witness for the SEC and several other organizations. He has written numerous articles in professional journals.

NATALIE TATIANA CHURYK, PhD, CPA, is the Caterpillar Professor of Accountancy at Northern Illinois University. She is a contributor to the annual Wiley CPA Exam Review: Financial Accounting and Reporting and Wiley Focus Notes: Financial Accounting and Reporting. A frequent contributor to academic and professional journals, Dr. Churyk has received research grants from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Institute of Management Accountants.

THOMAS C. PEARSON, LLM, JD, MBA, CPA, is a Professor of Accounting at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and former director of its School of Accountancy. Pearson has published a number of articles in professional and leading academic accounting journals and has won numerous teaching awards.

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