Governmental and Non-Profit Accounting

Governmental and Non-Profit Accounting

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For undergraduate and graduate Accounting courses such as Governmental Accounting, Public Sector Accounting, Government and Nonprofit Accounting, and Fund Accounting. Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting, Seventh Edition, provides the most up-to-date coverage and a better balance between theory and practice than other texts. It gives students a thorough basis for understanding the logic behind and nature of all the funds and nonfund accounts associated with governments; its unique approach allows students to fully grasp the accounting and reporting framework necessary before focusing on deriving the new government-wide financial statements.show more

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  • Paperback | 785 pages
  • 217.9 x 286 x 34.3mm | 1,909.65g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • index
  • 0130661910
  • 9780130661913

About Robert J. Freeman

Robert J. Freeman, Ph.D., CPA, is the Distinguished Professor of Accounting at Texas Tech University. He served on the Governmental Accounting Standards Board from 1990-2000 and was vice chairman during 1998-2000. Prior to joining the Texas Tech faculty, he was on the faculties of The University of Alabama and Louisiana Tech University, and served as national director of the State "and Local Government Activities at Arthur Young & Company. Dr. Freeman has contributed numerous articles to professional journals, including The Journal of Accountancy, Accounting Horizons, The Government Accountants Journal, Government Finance Review, The International Journal of Governmental Auditing, and The Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management. He has served on the editorial boards of The Journal of Accountancy, Research in Governmental Accounting, The Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, and The Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management. P Dr. Freeman received a bachelor of science degree from Louisiana Tech University and his masters of business administration and doctorate degrees from the University of Arkansas. His professional affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Accounting Association, Association of Government Accountants, and Government Finance Officers Association. Craig D. Shoulders, Ph.D., CPA, is an associate professor of accounting at Virginia Tech. In 2001 he received the Cornelius E. Tierney/Ernst & Young Research Award from the Association of Government Accountants. In addition to coauthoring two textbooks, a CPA review manual, a number of journal articles, and several continuing professional education courses, Dr. Shoulders has served on GASB task forces and as an expert witness in major lawsuits. He has led continuing education seminars on governmental accounting and auditing across the country. The AICPA has recognized Dr. Shoulders with Outstanding Discussion Leader awards on two occasions. He is also a past-president of the Roanoke Area Chapter of the Virginia Society of CPAs. Dr. Shoulders received a bachelor of science degree from Campbellsville College, a master of arts in accounting from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and his Ph.D. from Texas Tech University.show more

Table of contents

1. Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting: Environment and Characteristics. I. STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING. 2. State and Local Government Accounting Concepts, Objectives, and Principles. 3. Budgeting, Budgetary Accounting, and Budgetary Reporting. 4. General and Special Revenue Funds. 5. Revenue Accounting-Governmental Funds. 6. Expenditure Accounting-Governmental Funds. 7. Capital Projects Funds. 8. Debt Service Funds. 9. General Capital Assets; General Long-Term Liabilities; Permanent Funds: Introduction to Interfund-GCA-GLTL Accounting. 10. Enterprise Funds. 11. Internal Service Funds. 12. Trust and Agency (Fiduciary) Funds Summary of Interfund-GCA-GLTL Accounting. 13. Financial Reporting: The Basic Financial Statements. 14. Financial Reporting: Deriving Government-Wide Financial Statements and Required Reconciliations. 15. Financial Reporting: The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and the Financial Reporting Entity. II. FEDERAL AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING. 16. Non-SLG Not-for-Profit Organizations: SFAS 116 and 117 Approach. 17. Accounting for Colleges and Universities. 18. Accounting for Health Care Organizations. 19. Federal Government Accounting. III. PUBLIC SECTOR AUDITING. 20. Auditing. Index.show more

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