Handbook of Governmental Accounting and Finance

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Nicholas G. Apostolou, D. Larry Crumbley
Wiley, Jan 1, 1988 - Finance, Public - 268 pages
Federal, state and local governments face difficult economic times and increased budgetary constraints as well as increased scrutiny of real and perceived mismanagement of finances and accounting. This reference covers the major aspects of accounting, financial planning and management for all levels of government. Will provide up-to-date information on the multitude of different governmental accounting systems. Brings together the expertise of over 50 experienced professionals and contains 180 exhibits that illustrate key concepts and present practical, real-world examples of important points. Annual supplements will keep subscribers up-to-date with anticipated changes in government accounting and financial systems standards and procedures as the industry attempts to standardize these systems.

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Contents

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A MICRO VIEW OF GOVERNMENT 1
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OBJECTIVES OF FINANCIAL REPORTING 1
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About the author (1988)

Apostolou is U.J. LeGrange Endowed Professor at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.

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