A Dictionary of Accounting is an invaluable resource for making sense of accountancy terms that can be confusing.
This updated edition contains more than 3,700 entries that cover all aspects of accounting. These include financial accounting and reporting, management accounting, direct and indirect taxation, auditing, corporate finance, accounting bodies and institutions. It features entries on key topics such as Bankruptcy Law and the FTSE Share Indexes, while its international coverage defines essential terms from the UK, USA, Australia, India and the Asia-Pacific region.
Over 250 new entries illuminate the latest developments in the accounting profession, such as the growing importance of International Accounting Standards (IAS). Many existing entries have been updated in the light of the global financial crisis and consequent accountancy developments.
Its straightforward and wide-ranging definitions make this dictionary essential for students and practitioners in the world of accounting and finance. The Dictionary of Accounting is the ideal reference guide for anyone seeking clarity when confronted by obscure or confusing accountancy terms. In summary, it offers:
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