The GAAP Handbook of Policies and Procedures contains important authoritative pronouncements on GAAP, financial reporting presentation requirements, required and recommended disclosures, and specialized accounting topics needed to evaluate and solve the day-to-day problems of accounting and disclosure.
What Does the GAAP Handbook of Policies and Procedures (2020) Cover?
The GAAP Handbook of Policies and Procedures provides practical guidelines, checklists, diagrams, illustrations, examples from annual reports, and step-by-step instructions to simplify complex accounting issues and to give public and private accountants quick answers to accounting application questions. To help illustrate GAAP applications, this guide provides examples, tables, exhibits, and practice aids. For example, it includes flowcharts that walk readers through financial reporting decision-making, as well as sample footnotes that provide clear reporting examples. In addition, it also covers an array of topics that are pertinent to financial reporting, including:
References to Industry Leaders
- Accounting principles and standards
- Financial reporting presentation requirements
- Required and recommended disclosures
- Specialized accounting topics
- Relevant financial reporting releases from the Securities and Exchange Commission
- Emerging Issues Task Force (EITF) issues
Our GAAP Handbook of Policies and Procedures contains several references to authoritative names in the accounting industry, allowing our readers to feel confident in the quality of our content. For example, it references the FASB Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) Topics and related guidance.
Preparing for Real-World Applications
Authored by Joel G. Siegel
, Marc H. Levine
, Anique A. Qureshi
, and Jae K. Shim
, our GAAP Handbook of Policies and Procedures will teach you how to meet the unique accounting and financial reporting needs of your clients. The GAAP Handbook provides many rules of thumb. Its content includes informative rules, policies, and procedures applicable to CPAs and may be used as a training medium. At Wolters Kluwer, we have become a trusted named for CPAs and other tax professionals who are looking to further develop their financial reporting skills. By purchasing this GAAP Handbook, readers will gain a deeper understanding of how GAAP can be used to resolve tax issues and deliver expert client services for years to come.