Viewpoint

A digital platform with timely, relevant accounting and business insights, personalised for you

How do you keep up to date with IFRS and developments in your local GAAP?

Viewpoint’s intuitive search functionality and personalisation makes researching insights around accounting standards, financial reporting and regulatory developments quick and easy.

Viewpoint includes authoritative literature as well as PwC’s guidance, insight and tools to support financial reporting. It provides a choice of IFRS, US, US GASB, UK, Canada and Japan content.

Why Viewpoint?

Offering real-time updates, PwC-curated content pages and user-friendly sharing features, Viewpoint helps you find the insights, intelligence and content you need when you need it. Use Viewpoint to access the latest news, PwC guidance, webcasts, research materials and full text of the authoritative accounting standards.

Features include:

  • A dynamic, personalised home page 
  • Superior search functionality  
  • Hot topic and industry content landing pages curated by PwC subject matter specialists
  • Menu navigation which gets you to popular content with minimum clicks
  • User-friendly interface with related content available in the document window
  • PwC analysis and thought leadership on a range of business and industry topics

 

Viewpoint content coverage is thorough

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

There are 3 levels of content on Viewpoint:

  • You can browse as a free user which gives you access to news items and PwC IFRS Talks podcasts.
  • You can register for a free account in order to:  

    • Access premium free content

    • Set preferences to personalise your homepage

    • Save your favourite content

    • Subscribe to our newsletter.

Visit Viewpoint and click ‘Register’ to register as a free user.

  • You can purchase an annual subscription in order to access more detailed licensed content such as the PwC Manuals of Accounting and third-party standard setter content.

  
International content and pricing list
 

International Financial Reporting
  • International Accounting Standards (IAS)
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • IFRS for SMEs
  • SIC Interpretations
  • IFRIC Interpretations
  • PwC IFRS Manual of accounting
  • IFRS publications including In depths and Similarities and differences series
  • Illustrative IFRS financial statements
  • Accounting topic and industry landing pages
  • Year end accounting reminders
Annual licensing fee per user for International content
 

Incremental price for International content licence per named user 

No.of licences

£ - GBP

$ - USD

$ - CAD

1

£800

$1,044

$1,950

2-9

£500

$653

$1,200

10+

£400

$522

$980

View Viewpoint's International site

 

Effective 1 November, 2020. Prices subject to change without notice. Certain restrictions may apply.

Viewpoint subscriptions are based on a ‘named user’ licensing model to allow for a personalised experience. Therefore only one user is permitted to use each licence. Users purchase a licence for their sole use, and they can access the site at any time.


Canadian content and pricing list
 

The Canadian site includes all International content as well as Canadian content:

Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Canada
  •  CPA Canada Handbook - Accounting - Part I - International Financial Reporting Standards (Canadian authored content from the AcSB to supplement the International version of IFRSs)

  • CPA Canada Handbook - Accounting - Part II - Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises

  • CPA Canada Handbook - Accounting - Part III - Accounting Standards for Not-for-Profit Organizations

  • CPA Canada Handbook - Accounting - Part IV - Accounting Standards for Pension Plans

  • CPA Canada Handbook - Accounting - Part V - Pre-changeover accounting standards

  • CPA Canada Handbook - Assurance

  • CPA Canada Public Sector Accounting

  • Criteria of Control Board publications

PwC Publications

  • Implementation guides

  • Financial Reporting Release newsletters

  • Accounting Principles and Practices in Canada and the United States

Annual licensing fee per concurrent user for Canada including the International content
Currency Canadian content
(including international)
$ - CAD 1690

Effective 1 November, 2020. Prices subject to change without notice. Certain restrictions may apply.

Viewpoint subscriptions are based on a ‘named user’ licensing model to allow for a personalised experience. Therefore only one user is permitted to use each licence. Users purchase a licence for their sole use, and they can access the site at any time.

Subscribers to Canadian content receive both the English and French language Canadian content sites. Note, the French site contains some English content. It also contains the full French version of CPA Canada Handbook - Accounting - Part I - International Financial Reporting Standards.

 


Japan content and pricing list
 

International content translated into Japanese, such as:
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

  • PwC IFRS Manual of accounting  

  • In briefs

  • In depths

  • Illustrative IFRS financial statements

  • IFRS News

  • Year end reminders

 

Japanese content, such as:
  • Similarities and differences between IFRS and Japan GAAP

  • Powerpoint presentations of IFRS updates

  • IFRS 10 minutes (quarterly released summary of IFRS topics)

  • IFRS checklist

  • IFRS Cyber learning

  • IFRS Q&As  on major IFRS topics

Annual licensing fee per concurrent user for Japan content
Currency Japan content
¥ - JPY 50000

Visit Viewpoint's Japanese site


Effective 1 November, 2020. Prices subject to change without notice. Certain restrictions may apply.

Japan content is in the Japanese language.

Viewpoint subscriptions are based on a ‘named user’ licensing model to allow for a personalised experience. Therefore only one user is permitted to use each licence. Users purchase a licence for their sole use, and they can access the site at any time.


United Kingdom content and pricing list
 

The UK site includes all International content (see the separate listing by clicking the ‘International’ tab above), with PwC guidance tailored to the UK, as well as all of the content of the UK GAAP site

United Kingdom

Includes all UK GAAP content plus:
  • PwC IFRS for the UK Manual of accounting
  • IFRS illustrative financial statements for the UK
  • IFRS for the UK Year end reminders
  • IFRS for the UK Latest news and views

Law and regulation
  • Companies Legislation including Companies Act UK 2006
  • Partnership Legislation
  • Charities Legislation
  • EU regulations and directives
  • Pension Legislation
  • Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules (DTR)
  • FCA Listing Rules
  • AIM Rules for Companies
Auditing and corporate governance
  • FRC ISAs
  • FRC Ethical Standards
  • FRC Corporate Governance Code
  • Miscellaneous audit statements

UK GAAP only

(Does not include International content)

  • PwC UK GAAP Manual of accounting
  • PwC Narrative reporting Manual of accounting
  • FRC accounting standards
  • FRS 101 and FRS 102 illustrative financial statements

 

Annual licensing fee

GBP

Incremental price for content licence per named user £

No. of licences

International

(global IFRS content only, no UK)

UK

(UK GAAP & IFRS for the UK content)

UK GAAP only

US

(excluding GASB content)

1

£800

£1,200

£100

£1,500

2-9

£500

£800

£100

£950

10+

£400

£635

£100

£770

Visit Viewpoint's UK site

Effective 1 November 2020. Prices subject to change without notice. Certain restrictions may apply.

Viewpoint subscriptions are based on a ‘named user’ licensing model to allow for a personalised experience. Therefore only one user is permitted to use each licence. Users purchase a licence for their sole use, and they can access the site at any time.

 

The United States (US) Viewpoint site gives you access to:

  • 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

  • Latest, fully searchable version of PwC’s Accounting and reporting manual (ARM), and SEC volume

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

  • Access to 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.


United States content and pricing list

United States excluding GASB

  • Accounting and Reporting Manual
  • PwC Accounting Guides
  • PwC's SEC Volume
  • In brief
  • In depth
  • In the loop
  • Comment letter
  • Video
  • Webcast
  • Podcast
  • Point of view
  • The quarter close
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)
Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

US GASB content

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
Annual licensing fee for Viewpoint

USD

Incremental price for content licence per named user $

No. of licences

US

(excluding GASB content)

International

(global IFRS content only, no UK)

Canada*

UK

(UK GAAP & IFRS for the UK content)

UK GAAP only

Japan

US GASB Only

1

$2,000

$1,044

$431

$522

$130

$470

$450

2-9

$1,250

$653

$255

$392

$130

$470

$450

10+

$1,000

$522

$219

$294

$130

$470

$450

* must be licensed with International content

Effective 1 November 2020. Prices subject to change without notice. Certain restrictions may apply.

Viewpoint subscriptions are based on a ‘named user’ licensing model to allow for a personalised experience. Therefore only one user is permitted to use each licence. Users purchase a licence for their sole use, and they can access the site at any time.

 

Contact us

UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Mainland China and Hong Kong support

Viewpoint licensing support, PwC United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7213 4030

Canada support

Inform licensing support, PwC Canada

Americas and Asia-Pacific support

Viewpoint licensing support, PwC United States

Tel: (877) 490-1234

Japan support

Inform licensing support, PwC Japan

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