The most practical, authoritative guide to governmental GAAPWiley GAAP for Governments 2011 is a comprehensive guide to the accounting and financial reporting principles used by state and local governments as well as other governmental entities. Designed with the needs of the user in mind, a "New Developments" chapter offers the important developments in governmental GAAP during the past year.
Full coverage of authoritative accounting standards Extremely useful and user-friendly examples, illustrations, and helpful practice hints A comprehensive guide to the accounting and financial reporting principles used by state and local governments as well as other governmental entities Provides a look ahead to the status of current and future Governmental Accounting Standards Board standards and projects Offers information on the very latest in standard-setting activities Also by Warren Ruppel: Governmental Accounting Made EasyWiley GAAP for Governments 2011 is a thorough, reliable reference financial professionals will consistently keep on their desks rather than on their bookshelves.
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Warren Ruppel, CPA, is the Director of Government Services at Marks Paneth & Shron LLP, where he is also a key member of the firm's quality assurance function. He is the author of several Wiley accounting publications, including Not-for-Profit Audit Committee Best Practices, and Wiley GAAP for Governments, as well as CCH's Not-for-Profit Organization Audits. He began his career at KPMG and later joined Deloitte & Touche to specialize in audits of not-for-profit organizations and governments. He has since served as the chief financial officer of an international not-for-profit organization and, most recently, was the assistant comptroller for accounting of the City of New York where he was responsible for the City's accounting and financial reporting. He has also served as chair of the audit commitee of the New York State Society of CPAs.