Wiley Not-for-Profit GAAP 2015: Interpretation and Application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

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Detailed, practical coverage of GAAP, tailored to not-for-profitorganizations

Wiley Not-for-Profit GAAP 2015 is a thorough examinationof the authoritative standards for measurement, presentation, anddisclosure as applied to not-for-profit organizations. Clear andconcise, this user-friendly guide explains the fundamentals of GAAPin an easily-accessible format that includes flowcharts anddiagrams to help facilitate the reader's understanding of thematerial presented, including a financial statement disclosurechecklist to confirm GAAP adherence. Designed specifically foraccountants in public practice and industry, this guide covers allrelevant FASB and AICPA guidelines, to provide a complete referencetool for auditors who need a comprehensive understanding of GAAPfor not-for-profit organizations.

Due to these organizations' unique characteristics,not-for-profit accountants must adhere to specific GenerallyAccepted Accounting Principles. These requirements are complex andever evolving, but Wiley Not-for-Profit GAAP 2015 bringsthem together in a single volume that contains the mostup-to-the-minute information available.

  • Refine basic financial statements, including FinancialPosition, Activities, and Cash Flow
  • Tackle not-for-profit-specific issues like fundraising, noncashcontributions, 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 stayup-to-date on the latest GAAP practices to best serve theorganization, while complying with all disclosure, reporting, andregulatory requirements. Wiley Not-for-Profit GAAP 2015provides extensive coverage and practical advice on the latestGAAP, tailored to the not-for-profit organization's uniqueneeds.

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About the author

Richard F. Larkin, CPA (Bethesda, MD) is technical director of not-for-profit accounting and auditing for Long Group, Chartered, in Bethesda, Maryland. He is a certified public accountant with over 35 years of experience serving not-for-profit organizations. He teaches, speaks, and writes extensively on not-for-profit industry matters.

Marie DiTommaso, CPA, (Woodcliff Lake, NJ) is a partner in her own CPA practice, DiTommaso & Ruppel, CPAs. She has over 20 years of experience in accounting and financial reporting in both the not-for-profit and commercial accounting environments

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John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Jan 22, 2015
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Pages
600
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ISBN
9781118945216
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Language
English
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Business & Economics / General
Study Aids / CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
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