Information services on financial reporting, auditing and corporate governance designed to keep you informed and assist you as a director, preparer, auditor, or student
GAAP Alert is a free ‘heads-up’, fortnightly e-mail newsletter that alerts you to the major Australian and international financial reporting and related developments. Typically, GAAP Alert addresses Australian financial reporting developments by the AASB, FRC, Financial Reporting Panel; IFRS by the IASB and IFRIC; public sector standards by the IPSASB; international auditing and ethical developments by the IAASB and IFAC; Australian auditing developments by the AUASB; ASIC and APRA regulatory developments; and key dates of outstanding exposure drafts. Each GAAP Alert is approximately 7 pages (2,500 words).
e-GAAP Update is a premium subscription-based email newsletter service that provides you with an in-depth analysis of topic specific issues, such as new and revised accounting standards and interpretations, exposure drafts, Corporations Act revisions, and corporate governance developments. Each newsletter typically contains an introduction, executive summary, identification of the changes from existing GAAP, business implications, key terms, methodology, disclosure, CFO actions items. e-GAAP Updates range from 5 pages (2500 words) to approximately 15 pages (7000 words); at least 12 e-GAAP Updates are issued in a subscription year. Annual subscription fee $295.00 (inc. GST).
Our annual publication Australian GAAP (approx 500 pages) assists you to understand all the rules governing financial reporting as at 1 January each year, together with a review of all the relevant developments. Australian GAAP contains all the requirements of Australian Accounting Standards, Interpretations and the Framework.
Categorised into key features, application, measurement, disclosure sections, are the generic accounting standards and industry specific Accounting Standards. Australian GAAP is structured into 10 chapters: Introduction; General Purpose Financial Report; Balance Sheet, Income Statement; Cash Flow Statement; Notes to the Financial Statements; Industry and Activity-based Accounting Standards; Corporations Act and ASX; Selected Exposure Drafts; and ASIC Reporting Requirements and Surveillance Activities.
Nine edition of Australian GAAP have been issued. Due to significant changes following from transition to IFRS, Australian GAAP is undergoing a complete revamp for 2008. We will keep you informed of developments. In the meantime, we suggest you use e-GAAP Update service and its associated archives.
Making Compliance Easier. Manage your audit risks by using our auditing checklists. Australian GAAS ‘Auditing Standards Checklists’ assists you to comply with all mandatory requirements of the Australian Auditing Standards:
- 22 checklists of all mandatory requirements, over 400, in the Australian Standards of Auditing (approx. 100 pages in Word format)
- Integrated and ordered to closely follow the flow of an audit
- Select the checklists that are relevant to the particular engagement, and
- Price $299.00 (inc. GST) for one site, annual license fee.
A specifically designed checklist for the audit of SMEs; 12 checklists of selected mandatory requirements of auditing standards that are most relevant to the financial statements audit of SMEs (approx. 60 pages, and in Word format). Priced at $199.00 (inc. GST) for one site, annual license fee.
In Depth Auditing Analysis and Action Items. GAAS Insight is a premium subscription-based e-mail newsletter service that provides auditors with an in-depth analysis of topic specific issues, such as new and revised auditing standards, ethical requirements, guidance releases, exposure drafts, Corporations Act revisions, and regulatory issues. Each newsletter typically contains an introduction, executive summary, identification of the changes from existing GAAS, implications, key terms, requirement checklists, precedents, and actions items. Each GAAS Insight is approximately 10 pages (5000 words); at least 12 GAAS Insights are issued in a subscription year. Priced at $795.00 (inc. GST).
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