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Published: 21 July 2016

464 Pages


ISBN: 9780198743514

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A Dictionary of Accounting

Fifth Edition

Edited by Jonathan Law

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Over 3,800 clear and authoritative entries written by experts in the field
  • Wide-ranging coverage of all areas of accounting, e.g. financial accounting, management accounting, taxation, auditing, corporate finance, and accounting bodies and institutions
  • Updated to include the latest developments in accounting including the new and comprehensive Financial Reporting Standard Applicable in the UK and Ireland (2015)
  • Its international coverage includes important terms from UK, US, Australia, India, and Asia-Pacific
  • Recommended web links for many entries, accessed and kept up-to-date via the Dictionary of Accounting companion website

New to this Edition:

  • Over 150 new entries
  • Existing entries have been updated to cover the latest developments, most notably the introduction of the Financial Reporting Standard Applicable in the UK and the Republic of Ireland, which sets out new rules in areas such as goodwill, hedge accounting, and fair value accounting
  • Increased coverage of topics such as corporate governance, accounting ethics, accounting scandals, and major firms and professional bodies

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