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Financial Accounting: U.S. Standards

How to find accounting standards and articles in accounting journals and periodicals

CCH Tax Research and GAAP

You can also view the U.S. Master GAAP Guide published by CCF/Kluwer in the CCH Tax Research Database. The authors of this guide are Gesseck and Gramling.  Log-into the databases , then follw these steps:

  • Select Federal Tax
  • Select Federal Tax Editorial Content
  • Select Quick Answers
  • Select U.S. Master GAAP Guide

You can search within the guide or browse by opening up each chapter and sub-chapter of the guide.

Accountant's Bookshelf

 List of standards and restatements in the Cheng Library.

FASB Codification

You can register to view the FASB Codification online. Go to to register for this free access to the Codification/Basic View. Once registered, use the online tutorial to find an overview of the Codification, its organization and search tips. The Codification website also includes a master glossary.

Auditing Standards