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Essential SEC Accounting Rules For Business From CCH Offers Guidance, Documents, Forms And More
(RIVERWOODS, ILL., January 3, 2000) CCH
INCORPORATED (CCH), a leading provider of business and finance law information, software
and services is now offering interactive securities forms, FASB and GASB documents and the
2000 CCH U.S. Master GAAP Guide as parts of the comprehensive and authoritative Essential
SEC Accounting Rules for Business electronic library.
Essential SEC Accounting Rules for Business is a
one-stop resource offering guidance, full-text official documents and compliance tools for
accountants, controllers, lawyers, consultants, libraries and government agencies with
accounting functions. This mix-or-match collection of indispensable research materials
helps practitioners tackle the SEC accounting requirements for registering, reporting on,
buying and selling securities.
Elements of the collection include Accountants SEC
Practice Manual and SEC Accounting Rules, available separately or in
combination on CD-ROM or the Internet. Both publications include Interactive SEC Forms
and Instructions. Available separately on CD-ROM only are FASB Materials, GASB
Materials and the 2000 CCH U.S. Master GAAP Guide.
Practitioners can customize their subscriptions to meet
their needs, ordering either the Practice Manual or Accounting Rules, or
both, and adding the FASB, GASB or GAAP Guide publications as needed to round out
Accountants SEC Practice Manual
Produced in conjunction with BDO Seidman, LLP, the Accountants
SEC Practice Manual offers practical guidance on the nitty-gritty details of
disclosure requirements, financial data and audit procedures.
The Practice Manual summarizes securities statutes
and regulations, such as Regulation S-X and S-K as they relate to accounting practices,
and provides helpful summaries of accounting series releases and interpretations from SEC
Staff Accounting Bulletins.
The Practice Manual also contains invaluable
point-by-point checklists for both financial disclosures and for management discussion and
The Accountants SEC Practice Manual is updated
every other month.
SEC Accounting Rules
SEC Accounting Rules contains full-text documents
relating to SEC guidance and enforcement actions regarding accounting. Included in the
publication are Staff Accounting Bulletins from the SECs Division of Corporate
Finance and Office of the Chief Accountant, correspondence on the independence of
accountants from the Office of the Chief Accountant and industry guides, which contain the
latest information on the policies and practices of the SECs Division of Corporate
Finance on the preparation and filing of registration statements.
Annotations of decisions and releases provide concise
summaries so users can quickly determine whether a matter applies to their situations and
if more in-depth research is needed.
SEC Accounting Rules is updated monthly.
Interactive SEC Forms and Instructions
Included with either the Accountants SEC Practice
Manual or SEC Accounting Rules on CD or the Internet is an interactive set of
SEC forms, form instructions and continuation sheets. Subscribers can complete forms,
print them and store completed forms on their PCs.
The CD-ROM version of the forms has a "common data
form" feature that allows users to store repetitively used company or project
information, which can then be applied to any open form.
FASB, GASB Materials, GAAP Guide
As an add-on to either or both the Accountants SEC
Practice Manual and SEC Accounting Rules, CCH is making available related
materials from the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the Government Accounting
The FASB materials include interpretations,
technical bulletins, concept statements, accounting research bulletins 43-51, opinions and
statements of the accounting principles board and AICPA interpretations and terminology
bulletins. Also on the CD-ROM, users will find full text of issues considered by
FASBs Emerging Issues Task Force and implementation guides in the form of questions
and answers from FASB special reports and other implementation guidance. An index pulls
together references to all the varied FASB materials by topic.
Now also available are comparable GASB materials.
They include GASB statements, interpretations, technical bulletins and concept statements.
The CD-ROM contains National Council on Governmental Accounting statements and
interpretations currently in force and the AICPA 197 Industry Audit Guide and related
statements of position. And, questions and answers from GASB implementation guidance and a
comprehensive topical index are provided.
U.S. Master GAAP Guide
Also included is the 2000 edition of the
popular reference, the CCH U.S. Master GAAP Guide. Offering the best GAAP guidance
available, the 2000 Guide provides superior technical analysis, and new and practical
insights. The 2000 CCH U.S. Master GAAP Guide explains and analyzes Accounting
Research Bulletins, Accounting Principle Board Opinions, Financial Accounting Standards
Board Statements, FASB Interpretations and FASB 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 are included, as well.
Availability and Pricing
For more information or to order CCHs Essential
SEC Accounting Rules for Business, call 1-800-449-6435. The Accountants SEC
Practice Manual is $702 per year on CD-ROM, $751 on the Internet and $669 in print. SEC
Accounting Rules is $431 per year on CD-ROM, $661 on the Internet and $411 in print.
When purchased together, the Accountants SEC Practice Manual and SEC
Accounting Rules are $1,133 on CD-ROM, $1,212 on the Internet. All electronic versions
of these two publications include interactive SEC forms and form instructions. As one-year
subscriptions, FASB materials are available on CD-ROM for $500; GASB materials on CD-ROM
are $350; and the 2000 CCH U.S. Master GAAP Guide on CD-ROM is $99.
About CCH INCORPORATED
CCH INCORPORATED, founded in 1913, has served four
generations of business professionals and their clients. The company produces
approximately 700 print and electronic products for securities, tax, legal, banking,
securities, human resources, health care and small business markets. CCH is a wholly owned
subsidiary of Wolters Kluwer U.S. The CCH web site can be accessed at www.cch.com.
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