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Accounting in Botswana

Up-to-date information and background knowledge can help support and grow your business internationally. On this page you can access a range of articles, books and online resources providing quick links to information such as accounting standards, GAAP comparisons and background knowledge.

Accounting standards

Generally Accepted Accounting Practice (GAAP) in Botswana
GAAP for entities not required to comply with IFRS. Revised in 2018. Other published standards are also available from the BAOA.

Accounting Standards Updates by Jurisdiction: Botswana
Updates from Deloitte's IAS Plus service.

Member organizations and country profiles: Botswana
Profile of the legal and regulatory environment, including information on the statutory framework for accounting and auditing, regulation of the profession and adoption of international standards.

Accountancy associations and groups

For regional organisations and networks, see our list of international accountancy bodies

IFRS adoption

Use of IFRS standards by jurisdiction: Botswana
Country profile prepared by the IFRS Foundation with notes on the extent of IFRS application, relevant jurisdictional authority, IFRS endorsement and translation of standards.

Joining ICAEW

BICA members
The Botswana Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA) and ICAEW are working together to support BICA members and students in becoming members of ICAEW. This means that BICA members and students will hold both BICA and ICAEW membership.

ICAEW contact members

Contact member in Botswana
ICAEW’s network of Contact Members around the world are a point of contact for enquiries and act as ambassadors in promoting ICAEW's strategy and brand in each region.

Online articles

The Library provides access to leading business, finance and management journals. These journals are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users subject to suppliers' terms of use.

Articles and books in the Library collection

To find out how you can borrow books from the Library please see our guide to book loans. You can obtain copies of articles or extracts of books and reports through our document supply service.

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