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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Management accounting practices are generally regarded as important controlling tools in providing managers with financial and nonfinancial information to help them make better business decisions and maintain effective control over corporate resources.
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To determine the Management Accounting Practices (MAPs) in Small Business
com, which deals exclusively with mergers and acquisitions of accounting practices, has consulted on 650 accounting firm closings and succession plans.
Barnes alleged that beginning in 1999, he had alerted management that Fannie Mac's accounting practices violated the industry's generally accepted accounting principles, specifically Financial Accounting Standard 91.
It also presents an opportune time to review the types of accounting practices that constitute a method of accounting for tax purposes, the general procedures by which a taxpayer may initiate a change in accounting method, certain benefits or consequences of initiating or not initiating a change, and a brief discussion of the new voluntary-method-change guidance.
In related news, Dow Jones Newsletters has begun the publication of Dow Jones' Re--Balancing the Books, a weekly newsletter that focuses on accounting practices and the current efforts to reform them.
The House Financial Services Committee is scheduled to hold the first congressional hearing today on fallout from the bankruptcy filing of Global Crossing, whose financial collapse has fueled concerns about accounting practices at some telecommunications companies.
Wiley's release of the book The Financial Numbers Game: Detecting Creative Accounting Practices by Charles W.
insurers' accounting practices in line with those of companies in other industries and with "other major insurance markets.
An investigation into accounting practices at Aurora Foods, Inc.
Professional accounting practices are frequently subject to valuation.
It undermines the IRS's objectives of encouraging good accounting practices and ensuring clear reflection of income.
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