Accounting for Business Combinations, Goodwill, and Intangible Assets - the New Rules

The FASB has issued Statements No. 141, Accounting for Business Combinations and No. 142, Goodwill and Intangible Assets. To keep you current on the latest developments in these issues, Andersen prepared an Executive Summary for the CEO/CFO level executive summarizing the new rules and the timing to transition.

You can download a copy of the file by visiting our website http://www.arthurandersen.com/website.nsf/content/ResourcesPSGPublicationsAccountingBusinessCombinations?OpenDocument.

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Apr 24
In this session Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA introduces you to a powerful but underutilized macro feature in Excel.
Apr 25
This material focuses on the principles of accounting for non-profit organizations' revenues. It will include discussions of revenue recognition for cash and non-cash contributions as well as other revenues commonly received by non-profit organizations.
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This material focuses on the principles of accounting for non-profit organizations’ expenses. It will include discussions of functional expense categories, accounting for functional expenses and allocations of joint costs.