generally accepted accounting principles

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a collection of rules and procedures and conventions that define accepted accounting practice

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According to Islam and Kantor (2005), the major reason for the rise in importance of management accounting practice was the ability to reconcile with financial statement income numbers, which became increasingly more important.
Anthony (Tony) Lopez joins FTI's Financial Investigations and Forensic Accounting practice within the Forensic and Litigation Consulting segment as senior managing director in the Washington D.
in 12 out of 14 years, there was an overaccrual), and the accounting practices of Wal-Mart, Judge Gerber's concern seem to be valid.
The opinion in Wal-Mart stated that a taxpayer may estimate year-end shrinkage if the estimate methodology (1) conforms to the best accounting practice in the trade or business and (2) clearly reflects income.
Second, the audit Peer Review program was a response to an outside constituency consisting of congressional hearings on audit failures, SEC review, and threats of an outside oversight board with control over the audit and accounting practice.
Under current utility accounting practice, leverage ratios for utilities with nuclear plants are stronger than they would be under the proposed changes.
It also will extend the international reach of CRA's existing Forensic Accounting practice that includes North American staff, as well as consulting staff based in the UK and Hong Kong who joined CRA following its acquisition of Lee & Allen in April of 2005.
In addition, the AICPA Management of an Accounting Practice Handbook (product no.
Accordingly, though permitted accounting practices could exist both before and after codification, codification is likely to result in changes to what is considered a prescribed versus permitted statutory accounting practice.
This press release contains "forward-looking statements," including statements regarding the Company's change in accounting practice and the expected impact of the change.
Thus, no model partnership agreement can cover the many concerns, goals and management styles and practices of every accounting practice.
The 2006 PCPS/TSCPA National Management of an Accounting Practice Survey gathered detailed benchmarking information on the state of CPA firms and practice management trends.
Most accounting practice sales have contract contingencies that adjust the purchase price based on client retention.
471-2(a) provides two tests to which inventory must conform: it must (1) conform as nearly as may be to the best accounting practice in the trade or business; and (2) clearly reflect income, Regs.
The question of the value of an accounting practice is important to the practice partners, their spouses and heirs, potential partners (including merger partners) and other interested parties.