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Accounting   Tags: accounting, auditing, business/management, fasb  

This guide provides basic level information about core accounting and auditing resources.
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  • Rutgers Accounting Web
    Provides access to accounting materials for scholars, practitioners, educators, and students. Includes educational materials and documents from the American Accounting Association, one of the largest accounting network on the web.
  • CPANet
    Includes over 800 links to various accounting related web sites for accounting professionals.
    Provides an internet source of information and dialog for accounting and financial Professionals.
    Contains accounting news, updates, and guides to tax and accounting resources on the Web.There is a special section for accounting students.
    Subject specific tax and accounting sites.

Terminology and Guides

  • Accounting Terminology Guide
    The site contains a glossary of accounting terms to help understand financial reports. Acronyms are both abbreviated and defined while related terms are cross-referenced.
  • Guide to Understanding Basic Financials
    This guide from IBM provides a basic introduction to reading the financial statements in a company's annual report

Associations & Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is the premier professional association for CPAs in the United States.
  • American Accounting Association
    Information on the American Accounting Association and accounting regulations.
  • FASB
    Financial Accounting Standards Board establishes and improves standards of financial accounting and reporting for the guidance and education of the public, including issuers, auditors, and users of financial information.
  • GASB  
    Government Accounting Standards Board - establishes and improves standards of state and local governmental accounting and financial reporting.

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