Advanced Accounting, 4th Edition
December 2009, ©2010
In addition, Advanced Accounting includes comprehensive coverage of all three methods of consolidated financial reporting (cost, partial equity, complete equity). Authored with both the student and teacher in mind, margin icons and labels distinguish all three methods and other pedagogical features.
1 Introduction to Business Combinations and the Conceptual Framework.
2 Accounting for Business Combinations.
3 Consolidated Financial Statements-Date of Acquisition.
4 Consolidated Financial Statements after Acquisition.
5 Allocation and Depreciation of Differences between Implied and Book Values.
6 Elimination of Unrealized Profit on Intercompany Sales of Inventory.
7 Elimination of Unrealized Gains or Losses on Intercompany Sales of Property and Equipment.
8 Changes in Ownership Interest.
9 Intercompany Bond Holdings and Miscellaneous Topics-Consolidated Financial Statements.
10 Insolvency-Liquidation and Reorganization.
II: Accounting in the International Marketplace.
11. International Financial Reporting Standards.
12 Accounting for Foreign currency Transactions and Hedging Foreign Exchange Risk.
13 Translation of Financial Statements of Foreign Affiliates.
14 Reporting for Segments and for Interim Financial Periods.
III: Partnership Accounting.
15 Partnerships: Formation, Operation, and Ownership Changes.
16 Partnership Liquidation.
IV: Fund and Nonprofit Accounting.
17 Introduction to Fund Accounting.
18 Introduction to Accounting for State and Local Governmental Units.
19 Accounting for Nongovernment Nonbusiness Organizations:Colleges and Universities, Hospitals and Other Health Care Organizations.
International Financial Reporting Standards content introduced with each topic where a standard is applicable and highlighted with a new “IFRS” margin icon.
Integrated exposure draft content.
The incorporation of Chapter 11: International Financial Reporting Standards into the text, which emphasizes the FASB and IASB major joint projects, including revenue recognition, accounting for leases, and financial statement presentation.
Updated end-of-chapter material that includes relevant “Business Ethics” questions and Professional Simulation problems.
Updated “In the News” features.
- “Related Concepts” margin notes and conceptual questions at the end of chapter link the topics covered back to the conceptual framework where appropriate.
- Comprehensive coverage of all three methods of consolidated financial reporting.
- Current coverage of relevant International Accounting Standards and a compare and contrast discussion of the differences between U.S. GAAP and IFRS.
- Consolidated financial statements chapter presented after acquisition without the complications related to excess depreciation and amortization.
- Conceptual questions in the end-of-chapter materials relate to theoretical topics covered in the framework and help students keep sight of the big picture