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CCH’s Accounting Research Manager™ Enhances Content

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., November 15, 2004) – CCH Tax and Accounting’s Accounting Research Manager (ARM) – the premier research database of accounting, auditing, SEC and governmental authoritative literature and interpretive guidance – has added two highly useful entries to the authoritative Miller series: Miller GAAP Financial Statements Disclosures Manual and Miller Attestation Engagements. This new content is available to current and new users of ARM at no additional cost. CCH Tax and Accounting (CCH) is a leading provider of tax and accounting information, software and services (

"These latest additions to the Accounting Research Manager are precisely the kind of resources that professionals reach for first – authoritative works that give straightforward answers and reduce working time with expert, ready-to-use solutions," said Cynthia Arias, product manager.

"What’s more, new users can try out the Accounting Research Manager and this new content with no financial obligation through a free trial," Arias added.

Disclosures Manual Is Complete, Quick Reference

The Miller GAAP Financial Statements Disclosures Manual provides a complete, quick and valuable reference source for financial statement disclosures. The Manual contains more than 900 examples of realistic sample footnote disclosures to assist in the preparation of financial statements for an audit, review or compilation engagement. It facilitates compliance with authoritative pronouncements by integrating, in each chapter, specific disclosure requirements with the sample footnotes.

The Manual provides sample disclosures that are technically sound, understandable, and comprehensive and cover a variety of scenarios, from the most common to the most unusual. It is designed for ease of use, with information organized both by disclosure topic and by the disclosure’s location in the financial statement. Each chapter provides all of the information needed for a specific topic and consists of an executive summary, a listing of relevant authoritative literature, a listing of disclosure requirements mandated by GAAP and specific examples of disclosures.

The Manual also includes a financial statement disclosures checklist that provides a centralized resource of the required and recommended GAAP disclosures currently in use, to assist in determining whether the required financial statement disclosures have been made.

All of the documents can be used as templates and modified to fit specific needs.

Miller Attestation Engagements Provides Comprehensive Guidance

This title provides comprehensive guidance on conducting a variety of attestation engagements, including examination, agreed-upon procedures, compliance, internal control, due diligence and prospective financial information engagements. For all types of engagements, Miller Attestation Engagements reduces the technical language of official pronouncements to easy-to-read and easy-to-understand advice and procedures. In addition, numerous practice aids in the form of checklists, questionnaires, workpapers, sample correspondence and sample reports assist in taking an attest engagement from the initial evaluation of a client to issuance of the appropriate report.

This first edition of Miller Attestation Engagements is complete through AICPA Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 12, Amendment to Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 10, Attestation Standards: Revision and Recodification. It also reflects guidance from the SEC and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) concerning management assessment of, and CPA attestation to, internal controls over financial reporting.

In addition to answers for over 600 frequently asked questions on how to implement the standards, users get over 350 illustrations, including checklists and practice aids. The time-saving practice aids help users plan and execute auditing and attest engagements and quickly integrate the standards into practice.

About Accounting Research Manager

Developed by a major international accounting firm, Accounting Research Manager is the most comprehensive database of expert-written analytical accounting, auditing, government and SEC information. It also includes authoritative and proposed literature from the FASB, AICPA, SEC, EITF, IASB, PCAOB, GASB, GAO and OMB. Updated up to five times daily, it is the most current, complete and objective resource for professionals’ financial reporting needs.

Professionals can access Accounting Research Manager as a stand-alone resource, or as part of CCH’s award-winning paperless engagement tool, ProSystem fx Engagement Version 3.0, offering professionals a seamless workflow tool. The database can be instantly accessed from Engagement without the user ever leaving the software application.

Additional Information and Free Trial

For pricing and additional information on Accounting Research Manager, call 1-800-872-2454 or send e-mail to For a free trial, visit Users also have the benefit of free ARM web training to learn how to effectively navigate the database. The ARM webinar offers CPE credit. Users can sign up at:

About CCH Tax and Accounting

CCH Tax and Accounting (, based in Riverwoods, Ill., is a leading provider of tax and accounting information, software and services. It has served tax, accounting and business professionals and their clients since 1913. Among its market leading products are The ProSystem fx® Office, CCH® Tax Research NetWork™, Accounting Research Manager™ and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. CCH Tax and Accounting is a Wolters Kluwer company. Wolters Kluwer is a leading multinational publisher and information services company.

Wolters Kluwer has annual revenues (2003) of €3.4 billion, employs approximately 18,750 people worldwide and maintains operations across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands ( Its depositary receipts of shares are quoted on the Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

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