FASB Statement(redirected from Financial Accounting Standards Board Opinion)
An official opinion by the Financial Accounting Standards Board on how to report a transaction. FASB statements set standards for the accounting industry and help establish uniform practice insofar as it is possible.
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A standard set by the Financial Accounting Standards Board regarding a financial accounting and reporting method. Essentially, FASB statements determine the acceptable accounting practices that Certified Public Accountants use in reporting corporate financial information to stockholders, the SEC, and the general public. See also APB opinion.
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