Accounting Desk Book (2023)

Format: Print Book
Product ID: 10029995-0014
ISBN: 9780808057741
A practical reference of significant subjects and rules in accounting and taxation.

Both new CPAs and experienced financial professionals alike can benefit from the Accounting Desk Book (2023) published by Wolters Kluwer. This up-to-date accounting reference book contains information and instructions on dozens of finance and taxation subjects, helping CPAs and other tax professionals understand and apply a range of relevant principles, requirements, and rules.

Features of Accounting Desk Book (2023)

Accounting Desk Book (2023) presents a practical, straightforward discussion of significant subjects in accounting and taxation. It promises comprehensive, informative subject matter while simultaneously being easy to navigate, making it a handy desk reference for busy accountants. Its contents include sections on the following topics:

  • Financial reporting
  • Standards of accounting
  • Accounting procedures
  • Niche topics in finances
  • United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) accounting and oversight
  • Investments
  • Tax matters

Each section also includes important pronouncements from the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB), and International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). There is also updated insight on the activities related to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).

All of this information is followed by discussions of how to apply these topics to accounting practices. Accounting Desk Book (2023) examines criteria for required disclosures and reviews while updating the reader on specialized topics. This key information enables accountants to engage in new areas of practice, confidently field questions from clients, and complete transactions properly.

Benefits of Using Accounting Desk Book (2023)

This Book offers straightforward discussions of significant developments that help the accountant understand and apply relevant accounting principles, legal requirements and tax rules. This handy guide examines the financial reporting presentation requirements and required disclosures and reviews and updates the reader on specialized accounting topics needed for the proper treatment of a transaction. The book provides information that is key to the consideration of an engagement in a new area of practice or to field a client's question. New developments are discussed within the context of the topics in each chapter.

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More Information
Contributors Marty D. Van Wagoner
Product Type Publications
ISBN 9780808057741
Format Print Book
Subject Area Accounting, Audit & Finance
Marty D. Van Wagoner
Marty D. Van Wagoner primarily spends his time as Professional-in-Residence Faculty at Utah Valley University (UVU) and as Managing Partner of Mountainside Accounting & Consulting. In addition, he is adjunct faculty in the MBA program at Roseman University of Health Sciences; he teaches continuing professional education (CPE) courses around the country for the AICPA, Surgent McCoy and other CPE providers, with an emphasis on audit and accounting update courses; and he serves on the Boards of four not-for-profit organizations. Marty began his career with ten years at KPMG as an auditor. He has continued to perform audits in his current and previous firms. Most of the rest of his 30 year career has been as a partner in local firms with clients across the US and in a variety of other countries. Marty served the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants (UACPA) as Treasurer, Vice President, President Elect, and President, as well as on various committees and as an instructor of CPE. He was on Council for the AICPA. He was also an adjunct professor at the University of Utah for several years. In addition to previous Board positions, Marty is currently serving as Treasurer on the Board of Directors of Utah MENSA; on the Advisory Board for UVU’s School of Accounting; on the Audit Committee for the Great Salt Lake Council of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA); and as Chair of the Board of the Wood Badge Alumni Association of the Utah National Parks Council of BSA. He also serves BSA as a District Commissioner. Marty received his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting, with a minor in Spanish, as well as his Master of Business Administration, at the University of Utah. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Utah and is a member of the AICPA and UACPA.