This is the most practical, authoritative guide to not-for-profit GAAP. "Wiley Not-for-Profit GAAP 2008" is a comprehensive, easy-to-use guide to the accounting and financial reporting principles used by not-for-profit organizations. It is written with the needs of the financial statement preparer, user, and attestor in mind. It provides a complete review of the authoritative accounting literature that impacts all types of not-for-profit organizations. At the same time, "Wiley Not-for-Profit GAAP 2008" features many examples and illustrations that will assist the reader in applying authoritative literature to real-life situations.
"Wiley Not-for-Profit GAAP 2008" excels in providing financial statement preparers, users, and attestors with the most comprehensive and usable information because of these features: easy-to-use information that enables the reader to find needed information quickly; coverage of accounting principles specifically related to not-for-profit organizations, as well as accounting principles applicable to all types of organizations; specific coverage of accounting issues for different types of not-for-profit organizations; a comprehensive disclosure checklist that helps financial statement preparers and attestors ensure that all disclosures required by GAAP have been considered; and, many examples and illustrations that make putting accounting theory into practice an easy task. This 2008 Edition also includes new information covering: FASB 157, Fair Value Measurements FASB 158, Employer's Accounting for Defined Benefit Pension and Other Post-retirement Plans FASB 159, The Fair Value Option for Financial Assets and Liabilities FIN 48, Accounting for Uncertainty in Income Taxes, and, Update of FASB project on accounting for not-for-profit organization mergers and acquisitions.
"Wiley Not-for-Profit GAAP 2008" strives to be a thorough, reliable reference that you'll use constantly. It's designed to be kept on your desk rather than on your bookshelf.show more