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See below for a selection of the latest books from Finance & accounting category. Presented with a red border are the Finance & accounting books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Finance & accounting books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Annual Accounting and Auditing Workshop

Annual Accounting and Auditing Workshop

Author: Kurt Oestriecher, Mark Beasley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/10/2020

Are your accounting and auditing skills up-to-date and on-par with industry standards? This guide provides updates on the latest standards, including accounting, auditing, compilation, preparation, and review. It covers important industry changes such as revenue recognition, leases, financial instruments, and SASs, and includes practical applications for each, to help you understand and apply the standards to real-life scenarios. Key topics covered include: Accounting, auditing, and attestation standards updates FASB projects and exposure drafts Private company financial reporting Revenue Recognition Leases, Financial Instruments, Peer Review, Trust Services, Cyber Security, SSAEs Going Concern; Private company financial reporting

The Art of Business Valuation

The Art of Business Valuation

Author: Gregory R. Caruso Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/10/2020

Starting from the practical viewpoint of, I would rather be approximately right than perfectly wrong this book provides a commonsense comprehensive framework for small business valuation that offers solutions to common problems faced by valuators and consultants both in performing valuations and providing ancillary advisory services to business owners, sellers, and buyers. If you conduct small business valuations, you may be seeking guidance on topics and problems specific to your work. Focus on What Matters: A Different Way of Valuing a Small Business fills a previous void in valuation resources. It provides a practical and comprehensive framework for small and very small business valuation (Companies under $10 million of revenues and often under $5 million of revenues), with a specialized focus on the topics and problems that confront valuators of these businesses. Larger businesses typically have at least Reviewed Accrual Accounting statements as a valuation starting point. However, smaller businesses rarely have properly reviewed and updated financials. Focus on What Matters looks at the issue of less reliable data, which affects every part of the business valuation. You'll find valuation solutions for facing this challenge. As a small business valuator, you can get direction on working with financial statements of lower quality. You can also consider answers to key questions as you explore how to value each small business. Is this a small business or a job? How much research and documentation do you need to comply with standards? How can you use cash basis statements when businesses have large receivables and poor cutoffs? Should you use the market method or income method of valuation? Techniques that improve reliability of the market method multiplier How might you tax affect using the income method with the advent of the Estate of Jones and Section 199A? Do you have to provide an opinion of value or will a calculation work? How do you calculate personal goodwill? As a valuation professional how can you bring value to owners and buyers preparing to enter into a business sale transaction? How does the SBA loan process work and why is it essential to current small business values? What is the business brokerage or sale process and how does it work? How do owners increase business value prior to a business sale? This book examines these and other questions you may encounter in your valuation process. You'll also find helpful solutions to common issues that arise when a small business is valued.

Public Company Update

Public Company Update

Author: BDO USA Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/10/2020

Developed for corporate financial reporting managers and independent auditors, this book will help them stay abreast of changes and modifications to the requirements for public companies, their management, and auditors. Included are: - The latest pronouncements, regulations, and guidance issued by the SEC and PCAOB as they apply to the filings and audits of this reporting cycle. - What these organizations are planning and/or saying about the future. - Key developments which may affect your company or auditing firm. In addition, emerging issues, trends, and new resources are provided so that accountants and financial managers can stay out front.

Annual Update for Controllers

Annual Update for Controllers

Author: Jim Lindell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/10/2020

This guide covers leading-edge topics in managerial accounting and finance. It's packed with useful tips and practical guidance controllers and financial managers can apply immediately. You'll also gain insight into hot topics such as: Power Pivot Integrated Reporting Bitcoin Technology trends In addition, this guide includes a case study covering three chapters using Excel tools, working capital trends and technology changes.

Mutistate Income Tax

Mutistate Income Tax

Author: Andrew Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/10/2020

Does a business have nexus in a particular jurisdiction? With the rate of change, you can't afford to be out-of-date with your knowledge of this critical tax area. Spotlighting updates on the latest on state tax reforms and the Wayfair Decision, this guide will help you to develop a working knowledge of both multistate tax compliance and related planning opportunities, so you can skillfully guide your clients through the maze of multistate corporate tax codes. Key topics covered include: Constitutional limits and P.L. 86-272 Nexus, UDITPA, MTC Calculation of state taxable income Filing methods for multistate taxpayers Apportionment and allocation Multistate income tax planning Audit defense strategies

International Taxation

International Taxation

Author: Adnan Islam Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/10/2020

Whether your organization is contemplating a global move or is already involved in international business, you need to know about the activities that create multi-jurisdictional tax exposure and the required tax reporting for each relevant jurisdiction. Information is provided for Tax Reform and the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, this guide covers international tax terminology and regulations that apply to a U.S. entity involved in global operations, or for a foreign entity doing business in the United States. Key topics include: Export income Receipts in foreign currency Allocation and apportionment of deductions U.S. foreign tax credit fundamentals and special rules Initiation of foreign operations Foreign branches and affiliated companies Sale of use of tangible property Foreign business operations in the United States Foreign business sales of tangible property in the United States Foreign business provision of services in the United States Exploitation of business assets outside of the United States Use of foreign tangible/intangible property in the United States U.S. withholding taxes on foreign businesses FDII GILTI

Artificial Intelligence for Audit, Forensic Accounting, and Valuation

Artificial Intelligence for Audit, Forensic Accounting, and Valuation

Author: Al Naqvi Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/10/2020

Strategically integrate AI into your organization to compete in the tech era The rise of artificial intelligence is nothing short of a technological revolution. AI is poised to completely transform accounting and auditing professions, yet its current application within these areas is limited and fragmented. Existing AI implementations tend to solve very narrow business issues, rather than serving as a powerful tech framework for next-generation accounting. Artificial Intelligence for Audit, Forensic Accounting, and Valuation provides a strategic viewpoint on how AI can be comprehensively integrated within audit management, leading to better automated models, forensic accounting, and beyond. No other book on the market takes such a wide-ranging approach to using AI in audit and accounting. With this guide, you'll be able to build an innovative, automated accounting strategy, using artificial intelligence as the cornerstone and foundation. This is a must, because AI is quickly growing to be the single competitive factor for audit and accounting firms. With better AI comes better results. If you aren't integrating AI and automation in the strategic DNA of your business, you're at risk of being left behind. See how artificial intelligence can form the cornerstone of integrated, automated audit and accounting services Learn how to build AI into your organization to remain competitive in the era of automation Go beyond siloed AI implementations to modernize and deliver results across the organization Understand and overcome the governance and leadership challenges inherent in AI strategy Accounting and auditing firms need a comprehensive framework for intelligent, automation-centric modernization. Artificial Intelligence for Audit, Forensic Accounting, and Valuation delivers just that--a plan to evolve legacy firms by building firmwide AI capabilities.

Intangibles in the World of Transfer Pricing

Intangibles in the World of Transfer Pricing

Author: Bjoern Heidecke Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2020

Intangible assets are becoming increasingly important as value drivers for multinational companies. It is a strategic question how to allocate intangibles within the multinational corporation. It needs to be defined by whom and under which conditions they can be utilized. Typical IP migration models such as licensing, joint development and transferring are becoming a focal point within tax audits across the globe. Hence,defining an intangibles system that fulfils the tax requirements is of utmost strategic importance for multinational corporations. A central question is how to value intangibles in line with the arm's length principle as is required internationally for transfer pricing purposes. Edited by leading transfer pricing and valuation experts in Europe, this comprehensive book offers practitioners an effective road map for identifying, valuing and implementing intangibles for transfer pricing purposes under consideration of both the OECD and local perspectives. It is therefore a must-have book for transfer pricing and valuation practitioners on all levels of experience. The book starts with an introduction to the role of intangibles in the world of transfer pricing including typical intangibles migration models. It describes common intangible assets across all types of industries, including e.g. automotive, consumer goods and software.Using several numerical examples, the book then covers state-of-the-art valuation methods including how to apply these methods in practice in a way consistent with the OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines. The different country chapters written by local experts provide country-specific guidance on the legal framework concerning intangible assets from a transfer pricing and valuation perspective. Finally, the book covers practical advice on the implementation of an intangible assets system. This book offers invaluable guidance to practitioners seeking tools to apply the arm's length principle in the world of intangibles.

Managing Investment Portfolios

Managing Investment Portfolios

Author: CFA Institute Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2020

Managing Investment Portfolios

Managing Investment Portfolios

Author: CFA Institute Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2020

Wiley GAAP for Governments 2020

Wiley GAAP for Governments 2020

Author: Warren Ruppel Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/10/2020

A comprehensive guide to the accounting and financial reporting principles used by state and local governments As more governmental accounting standards are issued, preparers need clear guidance. The Wiley GAAP for Governments 2020 Interpretation and Application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for State and Local Governments guides preparers through the standards and their increasing complexity. This is a comprehensive guide to the accounting and financial reporting principles for state and local governments, as well as other government organizations. It has been written to address the needs of users and serve as a helpful resource. Wiley GAAP for Governments 2020 covers the key developments in governmental GAAP that occurred in 2019. Financial professionals can turn to this reliable reference for detailed information and guidance on implementing newly issued and revised standards. Charts and diagrams encourage enhanced understanding of the information. Practitioners will find that the book offers: Coverage of financial statements for school districts, public authorities, and pension plans Timely information about implementing accounting updates Content that stands as an application guide for practitioners Checklist for preparers to help ensure that all required disclosures are completed This thorough guide can help financial professionals successfully navigate the complexities of the latest governmental accounting standards. It is a practical resource for those who prepare the critical financial statements of government entities.