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Welcome to the Guide for Accounting

In this research guide, you will find general information on Accounting.

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Accounting Research Topics:

Accounting Information Systems (AIS) - issues related to the systems and the users of systems that collect, store, and generate accounting information.

Auditing - the study of the audit environment—external and internal, auditor decision making, auditor independence, the effects of auditing on the financial reporting process, and auditor fees.

Financial - topical content of financial accounting, capital markets, and decision making based on financial accounting information.

Managerial - examine issues regarding budgeting, compensation, decision-making within an enterprise, incentives, and the allocation of resources within an enterprise.

Tax - issues related to taxpayer decision-making, tax allocations, tax computations, structuring of accounting transactions to meet tax goals, tax incentives, or market reactions to tax disclosures.

Other Topical Areas - education, methodologies, law, psychology, history, the accounting profession, work environment, etc.