Advanced Accounting – Paul Fischer, William Taylor – 8th Edition

Description

Advanced offers the most authoritative, conceptually strong, and comprehensive coverage of advanced topics of any text on the market. Completely updated to reflect the latest FASB pronouncements, it is an excellent preparation for the CPA exam.

also provides the tools need to pursue professional careers in a global economy. This is the only text on the market to utilize the horizontal approach to consolidations worksheets, the format most commonly used in the business world.

Table of Content


PART 1 - COMBINED CORPORATE ENTITIES AND CONSOLIDATIONS
1. Business Combinations: America's Most Popular Business Activity, Bringing an End to the Controversy.
2. Consolidated Statements: Date of Acquisition.
3. Consolidated Statements: Subsequent to Acquisition. Special Appendix 1. Possible New Consolidation Procedures – Goodwill.
4. Intercompany Transactions: Merchandise, PlantAssets, and Notes.
5. Intercompany Transactions: Bonds and Leases.
6. Cash Flow, EPS, Taxation, and Unconsolidated Investments.
7. Special Issues in Accounting for an Investment in a Subsidiary.
8. Subsidiary Equity Transactions; Indirect and Mutual Holdings. Special Appendix 2. Leveraged Buyouts.

PART 2 - MULTINATIONAL ACCOUNTING AND OTHER REPORTING CONCERNS
9. The International Accounting Environment Module: Derivatives and Related Accounting Issues.
10. Foreign Currency Transactions.
11. Translation of Foreign Financial Statements.
12. Interim Reporting and Disclosures about Segments of an Enterprise.

PART 3 - PARTNERSHIPS
13. Partnerships: Characteristics, Formation, and Accounting for Activities.
14. Partnerships: Ownership Changes and Liquidations.

PART 4 - GOVERNMENTAL AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT ACCOUNTING
15. Governmental Accounting: The General Fund and the Account Groups.
16. Governmental Accounting: Other Governmental Funds, Proprietary and Fiduciary Funds.
17. Financial Reporting Issues.
18. Accounting for Private Not-for-Profit Organizations.
19. Accounting for Not-for-Profit Colleges and Universities and Health Care Organizations.

PART 5 - FIDUCIARY ACCOUNTING
20. Estates and Trusts: Their Nature and the Accountant's Role.
21. Debt Restructuring, Corporate Reorganizations, and Liquidations.