Reporting accounting changes under AICPA statements of position

an interpretation of APB opinion no.20.
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[Financial Accounting Standards Board.; American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Accounting Principles Board.]. Accounting changes and prior period adjustments *AICPA Industry Audit and Accounting Guides and AICPA Statements of Position are included in Category B only if the FASB has cleared the pronouncements.

AICPA Practice Bulletins are included in Category C only if cleared by the FASB.

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Consistency and comparability in cross-border financial reporting also were significant factors in FASB’s decision to change the reporting of accounting changes. FASB and the IASB identified accounting for changes under Opinion no. 20 as one area that could be improved and brought into agreement with international standards.

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Are significant revisions in estimates of the percentage-of-completion disclosed ifAuthor: Ronald Zulli. Reporting Requirements for Annual Financial Reports of State Agencies and Universities General Accounting. Governmental Reporting Overview Proprietary Funds. Financial statements used to present proprietary funds: Statement of net position; Statement of revenues, expenses and changes in net position; Statement of cash flows.

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