and Tax Research Guide
is a selective list of material that will help you get started in accounting
research. The following sources will provide background information, research
articles and in many cases an additional reading list for your topic. If you
have any questions or if you need further assistance, please e-mail Leticia
Camacho or just come by the MGT/ECON/GOV INFO desk on the first floor.
Background & Reference Sources
| E-Books | Articles
| Standards and Practices | Corporate
Financials | Tax Research | Utah
Tax | Tax Forms & Instructions | International
Taxation | Directories and Firms
Background & Reference
- Encyclopedia Dictionary of Accounting and Finance. HF
- Dictionary of Accounting Terms MGT/ECON/GOV INFO HF 5621
- Accountants Handbook MGT/ECON/GOV INFO HF 5621 .A22
- TRANSACC: Transnational Accounting MGT/ECON/GOV INFO HF5626.T72x
- The History of Accounting: an International Encyclopedia
HF 5605 .H573
- The Portable MBA Desk Reference MGT/ECON/GOV INFO HD
(To access e-books, go to the library website
http://lib.byu.edu/ , click FIND OTHER MATERIALS, choose ELECTRONIC, then
E-BOOKS, type the title and click GO.)
- Dictionary of Accounting [Electronic Resource]
- The Portable MBA [Electronic Resource]
- The Development of Accounting in an International Context [Electronic
- Setting Standards for Financial Reporting: FASB and the Struggle
for Control of a Critical Process [Electronic Resource]
- Stock Options and the New Rules of Corporate Accountability: Measuring,
Managing, and Rewarding Executive Performance [Electronic Resource]
- Critical Financial Accounting Problems: Issues and Solutions
- ABI/INFORM (ProQuest)
Off Campus Access
This is database is a source for information on
business, management and economics worldwide. The database includes citations,
with abstracts to over 1000 journals and the complete text of selected articles.
About one-half of the citations are accompanied by the full-text of the article.
Coverage: 1971 - present.
- Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
Off Campus Access
Provides full-text for nearly 2,080 scholarly
business journals covering business, management, economics, finance, banking,
and accounting. Full text files as far back as January 1990. Updated daily.
- LexisNexis Academic
Off Campus Access
A full-text database which provides access to
national & international news, business, legal, and reference information,
including federal and state case law, company financials, state statistics,
accounting, auditing and tax information.
Standards and Practices:
(Financial Accounting Standards Board)
Statements and interpretations, staff positions, technical bulletins, special
reports, implementation guides and related proposal-stage literature. Plus,
Accounting Research Bulletins and APB Opinions.
(American Institute of Certified Public Accountants)
Statements of position, audit and accounting guides, practice bulletins, accounting
interpretations, issue papers and related proposal-stage literature.
(Securities and Exchange Commission)
SEC content you won't find in competing databases such as SEC background and
interpretive materials, hot topics, and literature updates. This website also
includes rules, regulations and releases of the 1933 and 1934 Acts, Financial
Reporting Releases, Accounting and Auditing Enforcement Releases, Staff Accounting
Bulletins, Staff Legal Bulletins, Staff speeches, SEC releases of final and
proposed rule changes and much more; plus our "SEC Practice" with its extensive
interpretations and electronic links including Sarbanes-Oxley mandated SEC
proposed and final rules and our plain English summaries.
Accounting Standards Board)
Issues Task Force) Abstracts, minutes, and issues summaries.
A EITF Flash Report is issued immediately after each EITF meeting.
(Public Company Accounting Oversight Board) Rules and regulations
(proposed and final).
(International Accounting Standards Board) International accounting
standards and related proposal-stage literature.
Guides: Available through LexisNexis Academic(after
entering Lexis Nexis, click 'Sources' (top right), then type 'Miller', and
click 'Find Title').
Handbook A two volume encyclopedia of accounting principles and
practices. MGT/ECON/GOV INFO HD 5621 .A22
- LexisNexis Academic Off
Campus Access - A
full-text database which provides access to national & international news,
business, legal, and reference information, including federal & state case
law, company financials, state statistics, and accounting, auditing & tax
- Business & Company Resource Center (Gale) Off
Campus Access - This resources indexes public and private company
data, including contact names, addresses and telephone numbers, total employees,
sales volume and business descriptions. Covers more than 11,000 U.S. and international
companies and 53 industries. "Geography Search" provides the largest companies
by sales in a city, state or country.
- S&P NetAdvantageOff
Campus Access - A comprehensive source of business and
investment information, offering on-line access to Standard & Poor?s independent
research, data and commentary on stocks, bonds, funds, and industries. Stock
Reports Company Profiles Bond Guide Corporation Records Mutual Fund Reports
Security Dealers of North America Register of Corporations, Directors & Executives
- Value Line Research CenterOff
Campus Access - A financial investment related database.
This database provides independent research and data on companies, and markets
to aid investors in making financial decisions. Research is proprietary and
comes from Value Line analysts. Graphs and charts on market performance also
Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval System) Off Campus Access
- fInancial reports, of U.S. corporations from reports
submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Includes annual
reports, quarterly reports, balance sheet, income statement, security activity
and analysis, and much more.
For more information
go to our
Business Company Information Research Guide.
- BNA Tax Management
to Management/Economics/Government Information students and faculty. Includes
income portfolios, estates, gifts & trust portfolios, daily tax report highlights,
tax insights and commentary, Tax Management Memorandum, and primary tax sources
such as Internal Revenue Code, Treasury Regulations, legislation and much
more. For access, inquire at Management/Economics/Government Information Desk.
- CCH Internet
Restricted to Management/Economics/Government Information students
and faculty. Tax research database that covers daily news stories and contains
full text of primary source documents with optional daily e-mail. For access
inquire at the Management/Economics/Government Information reference desk.
- RIA Checkpoint Tax ServiceOff
Campus Access - This research database includes complete
tax, tax law, expert analysis, treatises, tax-related news, cases and rulings,
etc. Covers federal, state, local and international issues. Includes the Federal
Tax Coordinator Cases, Rulings and Other Primary Source Materials. Includes
the Journal of Taxation, Practical Tax Strategies, Estate Planning Journal,
Journal of Multi-state Taxation and Incentives, Journal of Taxation of Employee
Benefits and the Journal of International Taxation.
States Code - The United States Code is the codification by subject
matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States. It is divided
by broad subjects into 50 titles and published by the Office of the Law Revision
Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives. Since 1926, the United States
Code has been published every six years. In between editions, annual cumulative
supplements are published in order to present the most current information.
- Code of Federal Regulations - IRS regulations
are in volume 26.
- United States Tax Court - Contains regular and memorandum
opinions since 1999.
Tax Forms and Instructions:
- TRANSACC: Transnational
Accounting:For the financial executives, analysts, and investors who must
compare financial statements across boundaries, this three-volume reference
(updated from the 1996 two-volume work) provides information on accounting
and reporting in 19 countries and two entities, including Europe and the European
Union, North America, and the Asia-Pacific region. MGT/ECON/GOV INFO HF5626.T72x
- The History of Accounting:
an International Encyclopedia Short essays in dictionary format give
historical context of accounting terms. HF 5605 .H573
- Tax and Accounting Sites Directory: International Tax:
This website links to international and country-specific sites.
Please send questions and comments to
Business Librarian, 1521 Harold B. Lee Library