generally accepted accounting principles

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Synonyms for generally accepted accounting principles

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

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The company said it has not been advised by any regulators - and has no reason to believe - that any of its accounting practices are being investigated.
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It undermines the IRS's objectives of encouraging good accounting practices and ensuring clear reflection of income.
The priority now is the convergence of accounting practices between U.
Because there is no related guidance in place and the accounting practices of organizations doing business in this area vary widely, the ED focuses on improving only certain disclosures and represents the initial phase of the IASB's approach to dcveloping standards for extractive industries.
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