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For laypeople and accountants with little or no governmental accounting experience, Governmental Accounting Made Easy, Second Edition is a complete and easy-to-use road map to a broad range of governmental accounting topics, and how these individual aspects of governmental accounting work together under the financial reporting model for governments adopted by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board.
Read, interpret, and analyze governmental financial statements―Governmental Accounting Made Easy, Second Edition explains everything you need to know. With an entirely new chapter on accounting for OPEB benefits, the Second Edition offers just-the-basics coverage of:
Basic accounting concepts underlying all governmental accounting and financial reporting
Basic financial statements prepared by governments, including government-wide financial statements and fund financial statements
Note disclosures that accompany governmental financial statements
Complicated accounting issues commonly found in governmental financial statements
Background and definition for understanding the reporting entity
Accounting requirements for revenues from non-exchange transactions
Recording and valuing capital assets
Now with new coverage of accounting for pollution remediation obligations, asset impairment, and asset classification, as well as revised and expanded discussion of pension reporting and sales and pledges of receivables and future revenues, Governmental Accounting Made Easy, Second Edition is the most helpful single-source reference you will find.
Whether you are a manager, budget preparer, state legislator, comptroller, lawyer, bond counsel, underwriter of municipal bonds, rating agency employee, bond insurer, contractor, or a member of a school board or city council―Governmental Accounting Made Easy, Second Edition offers a wealth of practical information for putting accounting principles to work for your organization.
ASIN : 0470411503
Publisher : Wiley; 2nd edition (October 26, 2009)
Language : English
Hardcover : 320 pages
ISBN-10 : 9780470411506
ISBN-13 : 978-0470411506
Item Weight : 1.17 pounds
Dimensions : 6.2 x 1.3 x 9 inches