The 2009 Accounting Desk Book is a practical readable guide that provides insightful and clear explanations for CPAs and financial services professionals on key areas of daily accounting practice. It explores dozens of important accounting and finance issues from IRS practice to equity strategies; from budgeting to depreciation; from e-commerce to expert witness testimony. The Desk Book offers straightforward discussion 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. This handy guide examines the financial reporting presentation requirements and required disclosures and reviews and updates the reader on specialized accounting topics needed for the proper treatment of a transaction. The book provides information that is key to the consideration of an engagement in a new area of practice or to field a client's question. New developments are discussed within the context of the topics in each chapter. Guidelines, illustrations, and practical explanations simplify complex issues and help accountants quickly understand how to apply new accounting and finance developments to client situations. The Accounting Desk Book comes complete with a companion CD, which provides full text of the book in a convenient searchable format.
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Lois Ruffner Plank is the co-editor of the Encyclopedia of Accounting Systems and she helped to create the Accounting Desk Book with her late husband, Tom. M. Plank. Her career in public relations, marketing and professional publishing spans several decades in which she has edited professional journals, books and newspapers. Donald Morris, Ph.D., CPA, M.S. (Taxation) worked in public accounting for 17 years and headed his own accounting firm for more than a decade. He now serves as professor of accounting at Eastern New Mexico State University. Professor Morris teaches accounting, auditing, tax, ethics and fraud courses. Bryan R. Plank is a Vice-President with a large securities firm in San Diego. Mr. Plank has more than 20 years experience in the securities industry and currently serves on the NASD committee for the Los Angeles District. Christie Plank Ciraulo is a professional writer, researcher and media consultant. In addition to her work on the Accounting Desk Book, she also assists in the Encyclopedia of Accounting Systems. She has contributed to the development, research, writing and editing of the Accounting Desk Book for several editions.
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