Financial reporting requirements of small publicly owned companies
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Financial reporting requirements of small publicly owned companies final report to the Financial Executives Research Foundation by Donald H. Korn

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Published by The Foundation in Morristown, N.J .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Corporations -- Accounting -- Standards -- United States.,
  • Small business -- Accounting -- Standards -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statementsubmitted by Donald H. Korn.
ContributionsFinancial Executives Research Foundation., Arthur D. Little, Inc.
LC ClassificationsHF5686.C7 K68 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 139 p. in various pagings :
Number of Pages139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2876517M
ISBN 100910586543
LC Control Number84080985

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