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Business Administration

Accounting

Theory and methods of recording business transactions and stating the assets, liabilities, and operating results of a business.

Accounting Education

Accounting Practice

  • ACAUS - Association of Chartered Accountants in the United States
  • Accounting.com - Accounting and Financial Resources
  • AGA - Advancing Government Accountability
  • AICPA - American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Academy of Financial Management - Board Certified Charter Financial Designation as a Financial Analyst or Financial Planner
  • Business Finance Magazine - Practical hands-on, how-to magazine for today's financial manager
  • CPA Finder - Accountant and CPA directory
  • CPA Ready - Comprehensive CPA exam review
  • CPANet - Online community and complete resource for the accounting profession
  • CPAS-L - A forum for discussions of all aspects of the practice of accounting
  • FedStats - The gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies.
  • Financial Services Online - A portal for the financial services industry
  • Hoover's Online - Comprehensive company, industry, and market intelligence - database of 12 million companies
  • Management Accounting Research - A vehicle for publishing original research in the field of management accounting
  • NABA - National Association of Black Accountants
  • NALGA - National Association of Local Government Accountants
  • PCQuote.com - Real-time securities quotations, news and investment tools
  • SEC Filings and Forms - EDGAR - All companies, foreign and domestic, are required to file registration statements, periodic reports, and other forms electronically through EDGAR.
  • SmartPros - Accounting - Resources in accounting practice and education
  • The Nonprofit Resource Center - Accounting standards and government regulations for nonprofits
  • WebCPA - Tools and resources for the electronic accountant

Accounting Research 

Associations – Accounting

  • AAA - American Accounting Association
  • Academy of Accounting Historians - Encourages research, publication, teaching and personal interchanges in all phases of accounting history
  • ACAUS - Association of Chartered Accountants in the United States
  • ACFE - Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • AGA - Advancing Government Accountability
  • AICPA - American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Finance Association - Academic organization devoted to the study and promotion of knowledge about financial economics
  • ASWA - American Society of Women Accountants
  • Beta Alpha Psi - An international honorary organization for Financial Information students and professionals
  • FEI - Financial Executives International
  • Financial Management Association International - Global leader in developing and disseminating knowledge about financial decision making
  • FSA - Federation of Schools of Accountancy
  • IFAC - International Federation of Accountants
  • IIA - Institute of Internal Auditors
  • IMA - Institute of Management Accountants
  • ISACA - Information Systems Audit and Control Association
  • NABA - National Association of Black Accountants
  • NALGA - National Association of Local Government Accountants
  • National Society of Accountants - NSA and its affiliates represent more than 30,000 independent practitioners.
  • PASA.org - The Professional Accounting Society of America

Big 4 and Other Accounting Firms

  • A Directory of CPA Firms - Lists CPA web sites and provides a placement service for those interested in working for a CPA Firm.
  • BDO Seidman, LLP - BDO Seidman, LLP is a national professional services firm providing assurance, tax, financial advisory and consulting services to a wide range of publicly traded and privately held companies.
  • Crowe Chizek and Company, LLC - Crowe Chizek and Company LLC provides innovative business solutions in the areas of assurance, benefit plan services, financial advisory, forensic services, performance services, risk consulting, and tax consulting.
  • Grant Thornton, LLP - Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations.
  • KPMG - For more than a century, companies have relied on KPMG to provide sound and valuable business advice and help manage their business.
  • Moores Rowland International - Moores Rowland International (MRI) is an association of independent accounting firms/practices throughout the world.

Certifications

Dictionaries 

 Internet Search

Discussion Groups/Mail Lists

  • Accounting Education Discussion List - Discussion list for accounting educators in higher education
  • AECM - Accounting Education Using Computers and Multimedia
  • CPAS-L - A forum for discussions of all aspects of the practice of accounting

International Accounting

Journals/Periodicals – Accounting

Standards Setters

  • FASB - Financial Accounting Standards Board
  • GASB - Governmental Accounting Standards Board
  • IASB - International Accounting Standards Board
  • The Nonprofit Resource Center - Accounting standards and government regulations for nonprofits