The second edition of PwC’s IPSAS handbook: IPSAS in a nutshell - From principles to practice is now available. It includes up-to-date information on standards and guidelines issued up to 31 March 2015. Importantly, this latest edition is accompanied by the all-new IPSAS in a nutshell - Test your IPSAS knowledge, a volume containing 200 questions and answers with two levels of difficulty designed to help you assess your understanding of IPSAS (International Public Sector Accounting Standards), the reference accounting and reporting framework for governments and other public sector entities.
The book is written in a concise, easy-to-read and easy-to-use manner, and is designed as a guide to help readers enhance their understanding of current developments in public sector accounting, as well as key accounting and operational implications of IPSAS adoption. The 380-page handbook is a must-read for anyone in a role impacted by IPSAS. It includes practical tips and comments derived from the authors' extensive experience in applying IPSAS.
The volumes are specifically aimed at practitioners and non-practitioners, government officials and other public sector decision makers. They also make an inspiring reference manual for anyone interested in the public accounting debate.
Copies of the IPSAS in a nutshell set (From principles to practice & Test your IPSAS knowledge) can be ordered from PwC's webshop.