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Environmental remediation liabilities, including auditing guidance

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Accounting Standards Executive Committee.

Environmental remediation liabilities, including auditing guidance

by American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Accounting Standards Executive Committee.

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Published by AICPA in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contingencies in finance -- Accounting.,
  • Hazardous waste site remediation -- Costs -- Accounting.,
  • Liability for environmental damages.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by the Accounting Standards Executive Committee, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
    SeriesStatement of position / AICPA ;, 96-1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5681.C67 A45 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 127 p. ;
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL770863M
    LC Control Number97170228

    Some of the accounting guidance essential to understand disclosure requirements related to environmental liabilities includes: FAS 5, Accounting for Contingencies, and documents that interpret its requirements, including: SOP , Environmental Remediation Liabilities; and. It lists the key environmental clean-up liabilities (eg remediation notices, works notices, costs recovery, abatement notices etc), explains the broad scope of clean-up liabilities, the difference between actual, contingent and latent liabilities, and outlines what clean-up may involve (eg remediation of pollution or contamination, compensatory.

    From Auditing For Dummies. By Maire Loughran. Auditing is the process of investigating information that’s prepared by someone else — such as a company’s financial statements — to determine whether the information is fairly stated and free of material misstatement. Having a certified public accountant (CPA) perform an audit is a requirement of doing business for many . Scott Drew is a Senior Principal Environmental Scientist based in New Jersey with more than 25 years of experience focused on the fields of environmental technology, site remediation, and environmental chemistry. His practice focuses on the in situ remediation of organic compounds, including chlorinated solvents, explosives, and MTBE.

    Environmental liabilities (e.g. pollution remediation, certain assets retirement, etc.) – report balances and changes in the portion to be paid by the government based on the cost estimate prepared or approved by the Department of Ecology or other federal agencies. However, SEC () does represent one authorita- tive view on appropriate reporting practice for environmental liabilities. Superfund Liabilities In the context of environmental liabilities, timely disclosure is expected to provide an incentive to fund such expenditures through current rev- enues, ensuring interperiod by: 8.


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