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Intermediate Accounting 1 -- Spring 2014 Financial Accounting Standards Codification Research Assignment Questions In order to complete this assignment, you will need to access the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Financial Accounting Standards Codification database. The related information for this is posted on Blackboard for this course. The UH copy of the FASB Financial Accounting Standards Codification (FASC) can be accessed at: http://aaahq.org/ascLogin.cfm. The FASC is the one and only source of the technical GAAP standards. Other sources are no longer accepted as GAAP. The student log in information is: Username: AAA51654 / Password: xY8Z67e. After you sign in – click on “FASB Accounting Standards Codification” on the screen and the database will open. There is a “search” box in the top right of the screen. If you scroll over the topics (Assets, Liabilities etc.) on the left side of the welcome page you will see the subtopics and contents – click on the subtopic and it will take you to the related Codification content. The class assignment/project that you are responsible for is comprised of researching several of the more current technical topics in accounting and responding to several specific related technical standard questions about the topics. For some of the topics (see below) you will also be asked and responsible for interpreting how the technical standard is applied or what the objective(s) of the related GAAP rules are attempting to address or other questions as set forth under each topic. You can access each topic by either scrolling over the topics and subtopics until you find the related content or topic or by using the search box. The required topics and related questions are listed below. Submissions: Students will submit BOTH an electronic copy and a hard copy of their assignments: 1) Electronic Copy: The assignment will be…...

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