NFP ACCOUNTING STANDARDS Definition

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NFP ACCOUNTING STANDARDS are established by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) or the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB). Additionally, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) influences the accounting for nonprofit organizations with its industry and accounting guides and Statements of Position (SOPs).

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INHERENT LIMITATION is whether the potential effectiveness of an entity's internal control is subject to inherent limitations, e.g., human fallibility, collusion, and management override.

OPERATING EXPENSES is all selling and general & administrative expenses. Includes depreciation, but not interest expense.

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