Interpretation and Application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Author: Richard F. Larkin,Marie DiTommaso,Warren Ruppel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Study Aids
Detailed, practical coverage of GAAP, tailored to not-for-profit organizations Wiley Not-for-Profit GAAP 2015 is a thorough examination of the authoritative standards for measurement, presentation, and disclosure as applied to not-for-profit organizations. Clear and concise, this user-friendly guide explains the fundamentals of GAAP in an easily-accessible format that includes flowcharts and diagrams to help facilitate the reader's understanding of the material presented, including a financial statement disclosure checklist to confirm GAAP adherence. Designed specifically for accountants in public practice and industry, this guide covers all relevant FASB and AICPA guidelines, to provide a complete reference tool for auditors who need a comprehensive understanding of GAAP for not-for-profit organizations. Due to these organizations' unique characteristics, not-for-profit accountants must adhere to specific Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. These requirements are complex and ever evolving, but Wiley Not-for-Profit GAAP 2015 brings them together in a single volume that contains the most up-to-the-minute information available. Refine basic financial statements, including Financial Position, Activities, and Cash Flow Tackle not-for-profit-specific issues like fundraising, noncash contributions, affiliations, and pledges Tailor accounting methods to the specific type of organization, with budgeting, tax reporting, and regulatory advice Discover how general accounting topics like assets, mergers, and liabilities are applied to not-for-profit organizations Preparers and auditors of not-for-profit accounts must stay up-to-date on the latest GAAP practices to best serve the organization, while complying with all disclosure, reporting, and regulatory requirements. Wiley Not-for-Profit GAAP 2015 provides extensive coverage and practical advice on the latest GAAP, tailored to the not-for-profit organization's unique needs.