Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
A set of standards that spells out how a company should keep its financial records, procedures for how audits are conducted, and the way financial statements are prepared. Each country has its own GAAP. The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) establishes the generally accepted accounting principles that apply to U.S. corporations.
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