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Best GAAP research tools?

Any recommendations on the best research tools and value?

Accounting Research Manager
PWC, EY, KPMG or Deloitte subscriptions
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Lauren Kelley
Title: CEO
Company: OPEXEngine
(CEO, OPEXEngine) |

For an application to download Edgar filings for any US public company into Excel, this one is inexpensive ($2000/year/person) and easy to use:

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Patrick Dunne
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Company: Milk Source
(Chief Financial Officer, Milk Source) |

We currently use Thomson Reueters and I have used PwC Comperio prior to this. I grew accustomed to Comperio, but search functions were a bit messy. It became customary just to go to the ARM (Accounting Research Manual) in Comperio. the ARM is what the audit team uses. I would do a trial of your top two or three and pick from those.

(Controller) |

Take a look at checkpoint.

Mark Sutherland
Title: CFO
Company: Profit By Design CFO & Controller Servic..
(CFO, Profit By Design CFO & Controller Services) |

Try the GAAP Guidebook.

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