For Understanding Latest Accounting Principles
(RIVERWOODS, ILL., AUGUST 18, 1999) Combining new industry insights with
superior technical analysis, CCH INCORPORATED (CCH), a leading provider of tax law
information and software, has introduced the CCH 2000 U.S. Master GAAP
Guide to help accountants and other business professionals keep current with generally
accepted accounting principles.
This easy to use, single-volume print reference offers practical analysis and
explanations of complex accounting and disclosure standards issued by the Accounting
Principles Board and the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). In its second
edition, the Guide expands on and replaces CCHs Financial Accounting
Standards Explanation and Analysis, which served accounting professionals for
nearly 20 years.
Comprehensive Coverage Ensures Compliance
The CCH 2000 U.S. Master GAAP Guide thoroughly explains and examines Accounting
Research Bulletins, Accounting Principle Board Opinions, FASB Statements, FASB
Interpretations and Technical Bulletins. Summary coverage of FASB Concept Statements, FASB
Emerging Issues Task Force Summary Issues, AICPA Statements of Position and selected SEC
Staff Accounting Bulletins also are included.
Significant new developments are conveniently highlighted and concisely explained for
quick reference and understanding. Also included are the latest exposure drafts and
announcements through SFAS No. 135, "Rescission of FASB Statement No. 75 and
Technical Corrections," and the far-reaching SFAS No. 133, "Accounting for
Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities."
Expert Guidance, Easy Access
Written in a reader-friendly format, the CCH 2000 U.S. Master GAAP Guide
provides expert explanation and analysis to help users quickly and easily determine how
particular accounting issues should be treated. Topically arranged to follow major balance
sheet divisions as closely as possible, the Guide saves practitioners time by
allowing them to find all relevant provisions on a subject in one section of the book.
Special features include flow charts of accounting procedures, followed by general
discussion of the provisions, and detailed computations and
accounting requirements. Clear-cut examples
show how to handle special problems and help make official pronouncements easy to
Also included is helpful information to assist CPA Exam candidates in preparing for the
portion of the Exam related to GAAP pronouncements.
Availability and Pricing
The 1,416-page CCH 2000 U.S. Master GAAP Guide is
available as a softcover book. For more information, or to order a copy of the Guide,
call CCH at 800-248-3248 or click
here. Single-copy price for the Guide is $62.95.
Quantity discounts and school adoption pricing are available. Coming this Fall, a CD-ROM
version of the Master GAAP Guide will be available; single-copy price of the CD-ROM
version is $99.
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