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accounting standards (əˈkaʊntɪŋ ˈstændədz)  or accounting practices (əˈkaʊntɪŋ ˈpræktɪsɪz) 

Definitions

plural noun

  1. a set of standard rules that accountancy companies are obliged to follow   ⇒ a host of changes to the accounting standards that govern how information is presented

Example Sentences Including 'accounting standards'

* Compliance with accounting standards * Compliance with stock exchange and legal requirements concerning financial statements.
Business Today (1999)
Different accounting standards have had to be introduced to deal with the principles to be followed in different situations.
Market forces have underlined the logic behind the globalisation of accounting standards.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
Mr West clearly does not understand the application of the Australian accounting standards.
The Australian (2004)
What you do need, though, is really to understand what accounting standards are, how they apply and how to interpret them.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
``The writedown is a non- cash item and is required under Australian accounting standards ,' AMP said.
The Australian (2004)

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