generally accepted accounting principles

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Noun1.generally accepted accounting principles - a collection of rules and procedures and conventions that define accepted accounting practice; includes broad guidelines as well as detailed procedures
accounting principle, accounting standard - a principle that governs current accounting practice and that is used as a reference to determine the appropriate treatment of complex transactions
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
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This year, in order to better decipher the survey results, we sought the opinions of several regular contributors and keen observers of accounting practice management.
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A special field of accounting exists because: (1) The objectives to which accounting reports to differ significantly from that for which generally accepted accounting practice has been developed for in the private (business) sector; (2) The usage of the results of accounting processes of government differs significantly from the use thereof in the private sector.
By JAMES KARIUKIBritam has increased its dividend payout by 17 per cent in a year when the insurer's net profit dropped by Sh1.9 billion due to changes in accounting practice.Britam, which has insurance, asset management and property development businesses, will pay a dividend of Sh0.35, up from Sh0.30 it paid last year.
Past Inland Empire Chapter President; Business & Industry Committee (Inland Empire Chapter); Discussion Group: East Valley (Inland Empire Chapter); Estate Planning Committee (Inland Empire Chapter); Litigation Consulting Services (Inland Empire Chapter); Sponsorship Committee (Inland Empire Chapter); CalCPA Audit Committee; CalCPA Business & Industry Committee; CalCPA Estate Planning Committee; CalCPA Financial Leadership Forum Committee; CalCPA Forensic Services: Steering Committee; CalCPA Management of an Accounting Practice Committee; CalCPA Nominations Committee: CalCPA Public Policy Task Force; CalCPA Technology Committee; CalCPA Education Foundation Investments Committee.
Before 2014, he had long maintained an accounting practice in the same west Little Rock building as his brother Chuck's Erwin & Co.
This paper applies a Difference-in-Difference method and Sobel's procedure to examine the complex relationships among corporate governance, management accounting practice and organizational performance, and finds out that the organizations with the majority of independent directors and the leadership sparation most likely adopt management accounting practices and as a result achieve the most enhanced performance.
But, Boer (2000) acknowledges that there is a change in management accounting practice, but is unsure what the change has been to.
The 2006 PCPS/TSCPA National Management of an Accounting Practice Survey gathered detailed benchmarking information on the state of CPA firms and practice management trends.
* Most accounting practice sales have contract contingencies that adjust the purchase price based on client retention.
1.471-2(a) provides two tests to which inventory must conform: it must (1) conform as nearly as may be to the best accounting practice in the trade or business; and (2) clearly reflect income, Regs.