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Accounting offices at the SEC
The Office of the Chief Accountant (OCA) is responsible for establishing and enforcing accounting and auditing policy to enhance transparency and relevancy of financial reporting, and for improving the professional performance of public company auditors.
American Institute of CPAs
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) represents the CPA profession nationally regarding rule-making and standard-setting, and serves as an advocate before legislative bodies, public interest groups and other professional organizations.
Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board
The Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB) serves the public interest by improving federal financial reporting through issuing federal financial accounting standards and providing guidance after considering the needs of external and internal users of federal financial information.
Financial Accounting Standards Board
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is the independent, private-sector, not-for-profit organization that establishes financial accounting and reporting standards for public and private companies and not-for-profit organizations that follow Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Governmental Accounting Standards Board
The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) is the independent, private-sector organization that establishes accounting and financial reporting standards for U.S. state and local governments that follow Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Internal Revenue Service
The Internal Revenue Service is the nation's tax collection agency and administers the Internal Revenue Code enacted by Congress.
Joint Committee on Taxation
The Joint Committee on Taxation is a nonpartisan committee of the United States Congress, originally established under the Revenue Act of 1926. The Joint Committee assists Members of the majority and minority parties in both houses of Congress on tax legislation.
National Tax Association
The National Tax Association - Tax Institute of America is a US non-profit organization committed to the study and discussion of public taxation, spending, and borrowing decisions by governments around the world.
Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) is a nonprofit corporation established by Congress to oversee the audits of public companies in order to protect investors and the public interest by promoting informative, accurate, and independent audit reports.
The Tax Foundation
The Tax Foundation is a Washington, D.C.-based think tank, founded in 1937, that collects data and publishes research studies on U.S. tax policies at both the federal and state levels.
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