ARTICLES - In My Opinion - QUALITY FINANCIAL REPORTING - The author's concept of quality financial reporting urges financial managers to adopt a new attitude. Rather than merely meeting minimum requirements, they can cut capital costs and increase the company's stock price by voluntarily improving their financial reports.
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Journal of accountancy : publication of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. - Jersey City, NJ : Inst., ISSN 0021-8448, ZDB-ID 2193590. - Vol. 193.2002, 4, p. 70-74
It's Time to Get Rid of LIFO Conformity - Both LIFO and the conformity rule are seriously flawed. LIFO doesn't give a complete description of operating results, and the conformity rule forces managers to shortchange stockholders in either the financial statements or the tax return instead of serving them well in both. It's time to get Congress and the profession to focus on other methods.
Bahnson, Paul R., (2004)
Miller, Paul B.W., (2003)
Features - Fast Track to Direct Cash How Reporting - Direct cash flow reporting is considered superior to the indirect method and valued by investors. So why aren't more companies reporting financials this way? It may be because it is considered more expensive and time-consuming. An efficient method is described here.
Miller, Paul B.W., (2002)
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