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Accounting Resources
Directory of online accounting resources, professional development resources, CPA exam review sources/courses, CPA firms, accounting associations, accounting standards information, and job resources.

Accounting Research Manager
Accounting Research Manager (ARM) is a comprehensive financial reporting knowledgebase that provides materials designed to help solve your most pressing issues. Updated daily, it is the most timely, complete, interpretative and objective resource for your financial reporting needs. Subscription includes Accounting Standards and Engagement Standards.

Accounting Terminology Guide
Glossary of accounting terms provided by the New York State Society of CPAs.

Accounting Web
Resource providing accounting news, industry news databases, an accounting job database, financial calculators, directory of accounting links arranged by topic, and a tax resource page.

CPA Directory
Online directory of licensed accountants in the U.S. that is searchable by firm name, CPA name, or zip code.

Directory of accounting-related sites arranged by four broad categories including disciplines, resources, information and community.


CPA Journal
Homepage of the CPA Journal, an independent magazine on issues and developments impacting the entire accounting profession published monthly by the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NSYSSCPA). The site provides free access to the full-text of articles from 1989 through July 2009,

Journal of Accountancy
"Published continuously since 1905, the Journal of Accountancy is the flagship publication of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Articles and features cover a wide variety of subjects including accounting, financial reporting, auditing, taxation, personal financial planning, technology, business valuation, professional development, ethics, liability issues, consulting, practice management, education and related domestic and international business issues. Full-text articles available from current issues, abstracts available on older articles.


American Accounting Association (AAA)
Homepage of the American Accounting Association, an organization of students, educators, accounting professionals intersted in accounting education/research.

American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants (AAA-CPA)
Homepage of the American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants, an interdisciplinary association of professional Attorneys and Certified Public Accountants. The site provides a searchable Attorney-CPA directory as well as links to online accounting, tax, and law sites.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Homepage of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a professional association for CPAs in the United States.

Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
Homepage of the Institute of Internal Auditors, an international organization that serves the world-wide internal auditing community by providing standards, guidance, and information on internal auditing best practices.

Standards Board

Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)
Homepage of the Financial Accounting Standards Board, the organization in the private sector that establishes standards of financial accounting/reporting that govern the preparation of financial reports.

Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)
Homepage of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board, which establishes standards of financial accounting/reporting that guide the preparation of external financial reports for state/local government.

International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)
Homepage of the International Accounting Standards Board, an independent, privately-funded international accounting standards setter based in London, UK.

Governmental Agencies

U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)
"The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is known as "the investigative arm of Congress" and "the congressional watchdog." GAO supports the Congress in meeting its constitutional responsibilities and helps improve the performance and accountability of the federal government for the benefit of the American people."

U.S. Treasury
"The Department of the Treasury's mission highlights its role as the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, and as an influential participant in the global economy. The Treasury Department is the executive agency responsible for promoting economic prosperity and ensuring the financial security of the United States. The Department is responsible for a wide range of activities such as advising the President on economic and financial issues, encouraging sustainable economic growth, and fostering improved governance in financial institutions. The Department of the Treasury operates and maintains systems that are critical to the nation's financial infrastructure, such as the production of coin and currency, the disbursement of payments to the American public, revenue collection, and the borrowing of funds necessary to run the federal government."

Tax Internet Sites

American Taxation Association (ATA)
Homepage of the American Tax Association, a section of the American Accounting Association. This site provides tax research, tax hints, information about tax-related jobs, and tax news.

Federation of Tax Administrators (FTN)
Homepage of the Federation of Tax Administrators. The site provides information about tax rates, burdens/revenues, and surveys for state income, sales and excise taxes.

Major Accounting Firms

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
Delivers assurance and advisory, tax, and consulting services.

Ernst & Young LLPA
Offers business services, including auditing, accounting advice, tax compliance and planning, corporate finance transaction assistance, and law advisory.

KPMG International
Provider of assurance, tax, legal, consulting, and financial advisory services to clients around the world.

This firm helps companies solve their complex business problems and fully benefit from their key opportunities.

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