Accounting principles, Accounting Basics

Accounting Principles are the rules and guidelines that companies should follow when reporting and accounting financial data. The general set of accounting principles are the generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). To stay indexed on various major stock exchanges in the U.S., companies must maintain regular financial statements reported as per GAAP. Accounting principles differs around the globe, and countries usually have their own, slightly different, versions of GAAP. 


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