Accounting and Finance

This section focuses on the Library’s resources and selected resources from the Web that will help you to research financial markets, accountancy, banking, and taxation related topics. It includes broader economic-related resources from selected government resources. Jump to Banking and Financial Reporting section

Accounting and Taxes

Tax Resources

  • Checkpoint
    A full-text database of federal, state, and some international tax materials. It contains full-text laws and regulations, as well as a number of important secondary tax research sources.
  • NetAdvantage
    Includes financial/valuation data and embedded audit trails to see how an item is derived.
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
    The IRS is the U.S. government agency responsible for tax collection and tax law enforcement. Contains downloadable forms, instructions, and agency information.
  • ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the U.S. – Section 15 – Business Enterprise
    Information on: tax returns, partnership-selected balance, income, and asset sheets, non-financial non-corporate business-sector balance sheets, corporate funds sources and uses, annual payroll and employment statuses, number of active establishments by employer and age, U.S. firms ownership by race, age, sex, and ethnicity, bankruptcy petitions filed, patents and trademarks, copyright registration by subject, business cycle expansions and contractions, and corporate profits.
  • Wiley GAAP 2020 Interpretation and Application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
    “The most comprehensive guide to FASB Codifications, updated with the latest pronouncements Wiley GAAP 2020 is the essential resource for US GAAP implementation. Covering all codifications by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) – including the latest updates – this book provides clear explanations and practical examples for real-world application of these dynamic guidelines. Each chapter includes relevant sources of GAAP and expert guidance on interpretation, terminology, relevant concepts, and applicable rules, while in-depth discussion on the issues surrounding specific pronouncements offers informative perspective for a variety of scenarios. Staying up-to-date with constantly-evolving guidelines is a challenge. Wiley GAAP 2020 provides the guidance, insight, and perspective accounting professionals need to ensure accurate and up-to-date GAAP implementation.”

SEC Filings & Company Financial Data

  • NetAdvantage
    Includes financial/valuation data and embedded audit trails to see how an item is derived.
  • See also our page on Company Financial Data

Accounting News & CMA Resources

Banking and Financial Reporting Standards

Banking & Financial Reporting Standards

  • American Banker’s Association
    Financial training/events, policy issues, advocacy, compliance, tools, bank community engagement & more.
  • BanxCorp
    Information about banking, investments, mortgages, loans, money markets and CDs.
  • Bankrate
    Information on more than 300 financial products, including: mortgages, credit cards, new and used automobile loans, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, checking/ATM fees, home equity loans & online banking fees.
  • BigCharts from MarketWatch
    Access to professional research tools such as interactive charts, quotes, industry analysis and intraday stock screeners, as well as market news and commentary.
  • Score – Finance & Money
    This site will help you set up a sound accounting system with efficient bookkeeping processes, prepare for tax filings, manage your money by looking at your personal finances and business finances and possibly outside loans/financing, and extract the most value possible via sound pricing strategies and payment and collections systems.
  • Practical Money Skills for Life: Financial Literacy for Everyone
    Free educational resources, including personal finance articles, games and lesson plans.
  • Small Business Reference Center
    The Small Business Reference Center provides up-to-date information on relevant topics, including starting a company, operations management, sales, and growing or rescuing a business
  • Investopedia
    Investopedia is a premiere resource for investing education, personal finance, market analysis and free trading simulators. With a comprehensive financial dictionary, exam preparation materials and active trading strategies, Investopedia is a leading destination for investors of all stages.
  • SEC Edgar’s Company Filings
    Free access to more than 20 million company filings. Public companies are required to disclose subsidiaries in their annual report to the SEC. The annual report, also known as the 10-K, is available in the SEC’s EDGAR database.

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