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How do you keep up to date with US GAAP, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and developments in other GAAP?


Inform is our online resource for finance professionals worldwide.  It covers financial reporting under IFRS, US GAAP and national GAAP.  An online tool, it allows you access to the latest financial reporting information wherever you are, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Inform includes comprehensive authoritative literature for US GAAP and IFRS as well as access to PwC’s guidance, insights and tools to support financial reporting. There is also local GAAP content for the UK, Canada, the Netherlands and US GASB materials.

Why Inform?

Use Inform to access the latest news, PwC guidance, webcasts, research materials and full text of the authoritative standards. Below is an example of the content you will find in the IFRS and the United States Inform ‘sites’.

The International Inform site gives you access to:
  • A comprehensive reference library of the authoritative standards, full text of IFRS, IAS, IFRIC interpretations, SIC interpretations, relevant EU directives, and more.
  • Email alerts on the latest IFRS developments.

  • The latest, fully searchable version of our comprehensive IFRS accounting manual.

  • Content organised by topic, accounting standards, PwC guidance and relevant PwC tools.

  • Popular PwC newsletters, tools and content including IFRS News, illustrative financial statements, comparisons of IFRS and US GAAP and disclosure checklists.

The United States (US) Inform site gives you access to:
  • A comprehensive reference library of the authoritative standards,  including the FASB Codification, PCAOB Standards and Related Rules,  SEC Rules, Regulations and Interpretations, AICPA Professional Standards ,  AICPA  Audit and Accounting Guides and US GAAP Financial Statements- Best practices in presentation and disclosure,  FASB and AICPA  exposure drafts, and more.
  • The latest, fully searchable version of PwC’s Accounting and reporting manual (ARM), and SEC volume.

  • Content organised by standard setter and publication type, including PwC material as well as FASB codification tools and functionality.

  • Popular PwC news publications, and content including In brief, In depth, Accounting and reporting guides such as Business combinations and IFRS and US GAAP: Similarities and differences.

Inform content coverage is comprehensive

Inform includes access to global financial reporting and assurance literature as well as a variety of PwC guidance.

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