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Accounting Reference Room Resources

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  • 2008 Accounting Desk Book: The Accountant’s Everyday Instant Answer Book REF HF5636 .A23 2007x
    Practical guide that provides insightful and clear explanations on key areas of daily practice for CPAs and financial services professionals in public practice or industry. It offers straightforward discussions of significant developments that help the accountant understand and apply relevant accounting principles, legal requirements and tax rules. It discusses important pronouncements from the FASB, GASB and the IASB, along with updated information on PCAOB activities and the IRS. Examines financial reporting presentation requirements and required disclosures, and reviews and updates the reader on specialized accounting and tax topics needed for the proper treatment of a transaction. Uses guidelines, illustrations, and practical explanations to simplify complex issues and help accountants quickly understand how to apply new accounting and finance developments to business and client situations.
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  • 2008 U.S. Master Accounting Guide REF HF5616 .U5 U184 2008
    Fast, reliable answers to tough tax and accounting issues. Organized into 9 primary chapters and one supporting chapter. The primary chapters include: Accounting Journal Entries, Accounting Principles, Business Entities, Business Valuation, Government Programs, Financial Analysis, Investments, Taxation and Human Resources. The Directories chapter supports the first nine. The broad subjects in the book are an excellent representation of subjects the accountant must deal with on a day-to-day basis. Within these broad subjects, the book covers a selection of concepts and issues.
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  • Accountants’ Handbook REF HF5621 .A22 2003 (2 volumes)
    Volume One: Financial Accounting and General Topics; Volume Two: Special Industries and Special Topics. Provides in a single reference source answers to all reasonable questions on accounting and financial reporting that might be asked by accountants, auditors, executives, bankers, lawyers, financial analysts, and other preparers and users of accounting information.
    >>2007 edition of this publication is available in LEXISNEXIS ACADEMIC
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  • Dictionary of Accounting Terms REF HF5621 .S54 2000
    More than 2500 terms with clear, concise definitions reflect all areas of accounting, including financial accounting, managerial and cost accounting, auditing, financial statement analysis, and taxes. Added helpful features include a glossary of abbreviations and acronyms and a set of compounded value tables.
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  • The Essential Accounting Dictionary REF HF5621 .M658 2008
    Comprehensive pocket-size dictionary. An up-to-date, authoritative reference, containing over 3,000 entries explaining the most commonly used accounting terms in clear, concise, easy-to-understand language. This book focuses on defining the terms that people today are most likely to encounter when dealing with accounting.
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  • Handbook of Accounting and Auditing REF HF5635 .H22 2004
    Comprehensive guide to U.S. GAAP and GAAS (accounting principles and auditing standards, respectively), including highly detailed instruction regarding the application of GAAP and GAAS to a wide range of specific industries. Also provides coverage of the increasingly important international accounting and auditing standards.

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  • How to Read a Financial Statement REF HF5667.65 .N67 2008x
    American Institute for Economic Research. The original edition (1993) covered the essential information needed to understand financial statements. This edition includes a complete update of the sample statements and related analysis, as well as two new chapters that cover the Enron-era accounting scandals, Sarbanes-Oxley, and accounting issues raised by the subprime mortgage mess. The primary purpose of this book is to help the reader understand how to read financial statements. It is useful to anyone who desires to learn more about how to use such statements to evaluate the activities and financial standing of businesses, nonprofits, and other organizations.
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  • Oxford Dictionary of Accounting REF HF5621 .D53 2005x
    Offers comprehensive coverage of financial and management accounting. Nearly 4000 clear and accessible entries give straightforward definitions of terms, concepts, and jargon.

Taxation Reference Room Resources

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  • 2010 U.S. Master Tax Guide REF KF6369 .A1 C6 2012
    Reflects all pertinent federal taxation changes that affect 2011 tax returns and provides fast and reliable answers to tax questions affecting individuals and business income tax. Contains timely, precise explanation of federal income taxes for individuals, partnerships, corporations, estates and trusts, as well as new rules established by key court decisions and the IRS. Significant new developments are conveniently highlighted and concisely explained for quick reference and understanding.
    >>CCH has created a special webpage Resources for U.S. Master Tax Guide Users. This resource assists users of the Guide in staying informed of tax legislation and other key new developments affecting tax compliance and planning throughout the year.
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  • Corporation, Partnership, Fiduciary Filled-In Tax Return Forms REF KF6450 .A73 C6 2007
    Provides sample filled-in reproductions of several commonly used business tax forms along with helpful coordinated explanations of the tax law related to completing these returns. Includes discussion of law changes made by recent legislation that impact the preparation of 2006 returns in 2007, including the latest new tax developments affecting completion of business and fiduciary tax returns.
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  • Individuals’ Filled-In Tax Return Forms: 2007 Edition REF KF6369.6 .I5 2007
    Provides filled-in reproductions of many of the tax forms and schedules that individual taxpayers are required to file with the IRS. All of the essential individual income tax forms and schedules are reproduced, along with a representation of many of the forms used in unique situations.
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  • General Explanation of Tax Legislation Enacted in the 111th Congress: Blue Book REF KF6275.5 .G468 2011
    The Blue Book prepared by the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation in consultation with the staffs of the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance, provides an explanation of tax legislation enacted in the 111th Congress. Officially titled, General Explanation of Tax Legislation Enacted in the 111th Congress, it is prepared so lawmakers, tax practitioners and other interested parties have explanations of the final tax legislation enacted.
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  • Shepard’s McGraw-Hill Tax Dictionary for Business REF KF6287 .M56 1994
    Provides clear and concise definitions of more than 6000 tax terms. Entries include references to, and quick, yet complete, analysis of, all applicable sections of the Code, regulations, and revenue rulings and procedures, as well as cross-references to any other pertinent terms.
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  • Standard Federal Tax Reporter REF KF6285 .C67 (Updated Regularly)
    Contains current Notices of Acquiescence, IRS Announcements, Actions on Decisions, CB Notices, Commissioner Delegation Orders, the Internal Revenue Code, Internal Revenue News Releases, Letter Rulings, Notices of Non-acquiescence, Private Letter Rulings, Proposed Regulations, Revenue Procedures, Revenue Rulings, Treasury Decisions, Treasury Department News Releases, Treasury Department Orders, Treasury Regulations, and Current U.S. Tax Cases.
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  • Tax Court Reporter REF KF6285 .C675 (Updated Regularly)
    Tax Court Reporter, prepared by CCH, is a commercial, therefore unofficial, publication. Contains current Tax Court memorandum decisions and current Tax Court regular decisions.
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  • Top Federal Tax Issues for 2012: CPE Course REF KF6289.3 .C38 2012
    This course was prepared to provide the participant with an overview of specific tax issues that impact 2009 tax return preparation and tax planning in 2012. These are issues that “everyone is talking about;” each impacts a significant number of taxpayers in significant ways.

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