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Accounting & Tax

Scholarly and professional resources for study and research in accounting, tax, and standards

Annual Reports

Databases through Mason Libraries:

  • CAROL (Company Annual Reports On Line, with links to American, Asian, and European firms - registration required)
  • FFMS Russian Disclosure Program
  • Japan Financials (from the yuka shoken hokokusho, the Japanese equivalent of the SEC filings.)
  • Mizuho Securities links to Japanese securities analysis information, including companies listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange
  • Northcote Data (United Kingdom)
  • SEDAR (System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval; the Canadian EDGAR)
  • IDEA (Interactive Data Electronic Applications) - the successor to the SEC's 1980s-era EDGAR database will at first supplement and then eventually replace the EDGAR system. The foundation for the new platform is the eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL), an interactive data-tagging system for financial statements. Some of these links require membership sign in.
  • 10-K Wizard (subscription required)
  • EDGAR Documents from FreeEDGAR (subscription required)
  • EDGAR Documents from SEC Info (registration required)
  • EDGAR Documents from the Securities and Exchange Commission. Includes legally manadated 10-Ks, 10-Qs, and proxy filings of public companies from 1994 forward.
  • Corporate Reports Online from the Lippincott Library of the Wharton School.
  • IRIN (The Investor Relations Information Network)
  • GrantSmart  Database of tax returns filed by private foundations and charitable trusts (public records).

Nonprofit Organizations

Information and sources on researching nonprofit organizations are located on the InfoGuide Nonprofit Management. You can also see more resources in the Libraries Database Portal section Grants & Nonprofits.

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