Accounting in Luxembourg
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 updates and background information from Deloitte's IAS Plus service.
Accountancy associations and groups
For regional organisations and networks, see our list of international accountancy bodies
Similarities and differences: A comparison of IFRS and Luxembourg GAAP
Detailed guide published in June 2013 by PwC comparing LuxGAAP and IFRS as adopted by the EU.
IFRS versus LUX GAAP: A comprehensive comparison
Guide published by Deloitte in February 2010.
IFRS for SMEs versus LUX GAAP: A comprehensive comparison
Guide published by Deloitte in June 2010.
Similarities and Differences: IFRS and Luxembourg Banking GAAP
Guide published by PwC in July 2006 focusing on LUX Banking GAAP.
Guides and resources
Overview of the profession in Luxembourg
Accountancy Europe, July 2020
Survey of the structure and organisation of the accountancy profession across Europe. Each country profile compares the status of different professional titles and shows whether they are restricted titles, which are reserved activities and authorisations, and whether they are regulated or supervised. The profiles also list the necessary qualifications and requirements to work in this country, such as registration costs and insurance, and gives basic statistics on the number of qualified professionals and trainees in each country.
Glossary of microfinance terms
Translations from English to French of accounting and finance terms produced by the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP). Published in January 2007.
ICAEW contact members
Contact member in Luxembourg
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.
Use of IFRS standards by jurisdiction: Luxembourg
Country profile prepared by the IFRS Foundation with notes on the extent of IFRS application, relevant jurisdictional authority, IFRS endorsement and translation of standards.
Articles and books in the Library collection
Each selected book features specific accounting information on this country or territory; click on the links for more details. Alternatively, contact us if you have a particular enquiry or need further help consulting these titles.
European Accounting Guide (5th ed.)
David Alexander and Simon Archer (eds.) (2003)
Individual country and region chapters cover background information, accounting policies and practices, discuss the form and content of published financial statements and offer sample accounts.
International Corporate Procedures
This regularly updated database includes information on tax and accounting and features model company accounts. The model accounts are presented in the standard format for each country or territory with original language and English language versions presented together. Contact us to request documents from the database.
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