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4 Major Difficulties in Setting up Accounting Standard

The following points highlight the four major difficulties faced in setting up accounting standard. The difficulties are: 1. Difficulties in Definition 2. Political Bargaining in Standard Setting 3. Conflict in Accounting Theories 4. Pluralism. Difficulty # 1. Difficulties in Definition: To agree on the scope of accounting and of principles or standards, is admittedly most […]

Accounting Standard: Definition, Benefits and Types

In this article we will discuss about Accounting Standard:- 1. Definition of Accounting Standard 2. Benefits of Accounting Standards 3. Types. Definition of Accounting Standard: The term ‘Accounting Standard’ may be defined as written statements issued from time to time by institutions of the accounting profession or institutions in which it has sufficient involvement and […]

Analysis of Different Arguments for Standard Setting

In this article we will analyse different arguments for standard setting. 1. Government as Standard Setter: The following arguments are generally given for standard setting by the government: (1) A government would be free of conflicts of interest—more impartial and more responsive to all interests; it would not become a tool of business interests or […]

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