GAAP Review Series - Part 3
Provides the professional with a refresher on difficult areas such as accounting for research and development activities and for computer software, stock-based compensation, pension plans and related benefits, and postretirement and post-employment benefits.
GAAP Review Series - Part 4
Review your understanding of the accounting for financial assets and derivative instruments, international accounting, long-lived assets, impairment, interest capitalization, and nonmonetary exchanges, business combinations, intangible assets, consolidation, variable interest entities and segment disclosure.
GAAP Review Series Part 1
Review the accounting treatment and disclosure requirements for financial assets, income statement presentation, interim reporting, cash flow statement, and other recent FASB and AICPA publications.
GAAP Review Series - Part 2
Renew your understanding of accounting for leases, contingencies and other uncertainties requirements, accounting for debt, other liabilities and accounting for income taxes.
GAAP Codification: Ready for a Big Change?
Are you ready? On July 1, FASB's Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) is expected to become authoritative. It will become the single source of authoritative U.S. accounting and reporting standards for nongovernmental entities. (2009)
This activity has students use research skills to understand GAAP and FASB Accounting Standards Codification
Published on August 13, 2010
XBRL Fundamentals: Transitioning to a New Release of the Taxonomy
As GAAP is updated to reflect new standards, new taxonomies are developed accordingly. To ensure effective governance and communication of its story, a company must be able to transition to new...
Blue-Ribbon Panel Narrows Field for Private Company Financial Reporting
The panel directed its staff to come back with a narrowed down list of U.S. GAAP-based standard setting models. The models presented by panel’s staff Monday represented several variations of models based on U.S. GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). The...
Published on January 28, 2011
Now and Later GAAP vs. Tax Treatment of the Reinstated R&D Credit
The late reinstatement of the R&D credit has a key effect on the U.S. GAAP treatment of the credit on businesses’ 2012 financial statements
Published on April 30, 2013
IFRS Essentials - GAAP Comparison/ IFRS Essentials with GAAP Comparison: Building a Solid Foundation
This course prepares accountants for upcoming changes, and will solidify your knowledge of the similarities and differences between IFRS and U.S. GAAP. This course begins with the background and framework of IFRS then covers how to apply specific IFRS standards to financial statements