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Resources on accounting and related topics.


Accounting is the systematic recording, reporting and analysis of financial transactions of an organization (both profit and nonprofit) . The person perform who performs accounting functions is an accountant. Accountants are required to follow a set of rules and regulations, such as the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Accounting enables an organization to analyze the financial performance of an organizations and determine information such as net profit or loss.

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American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

The largest professional association of CPAs in North America. The AICPA site provides access to industry news, educational programs, legal developments, and full-text online versions of the Journal of Accountancy.

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