Author Guidelines





(Formerly IAIN Salatiga).


IAJ: ISLAMIC ACCOUNTING JOURNAL is a journal published by the Islamic Economics and Business Faculty, IUN Salatiga (Formerly IAIN Salatiga). IAJ publishes twice in a year (on June and December). The journal accepting articles in the fields of Islamic Accounting in the word with the standard of research method for publication. The articles can be written by researchers, academics, practitioners, and observers in the field of Islamic Accounting who are interested to research in the area.



1. All manuscripts must be submitted through IAJ: ISLAMIC ACCOUNTING JOURNAL Online Submission E-Journal Portal (

2. The author submitting a manuscript do have understanding that if the corresponding paper is accepted, then the copyright will be assigned to IAJ: ISLAMIC ACCOUNTING JOURNAL, Faculty of Islamic Economics and Business UIN Salatiga (Formerly IAIN Salatiga). as publisher of the journal. To do so, we obliged the author to submit the signed of Copyright Transfer Agreement (we expect author to download the document, and then scan and send it after signing to the journal email address at:

3. The article is original guaranteed by the writer and is not published in the other journals/proceedings.

4. The statement contribution toward the development of science and technology is from the new findings/ideas/opinions which prioritize the current primary references in the latest ten years. We expect the author to clearly give a statement of novelty within introductory section. (e.g. there are few number of research….; the novelty of this research…; etc.)

5. The article is an empirical or theoretical study. The sharpness of critically analysis and synthesis is prioritized.

6. The review process is conducted in a double-blind review process with the peer group system, which is reinforced by the qualified reviewers in their field.

7. The article is written according to the rule of journal IAJ and an editorial team reserves the right to revise the style of writing with a note that it does not change the intent and quality of the article.

8. Questionnaires and other instruments. Manuscript articles that use primary data research or experimentation must also include the surveys document as the supplementary document.

9. Authors are obliged to send the results of data processing as well as tables and the original image file via email.

10. Results of the assessment possibilities articles can be:

a. Accepted with minor revisions.

b. Received with major revisions.

c. Suggested sent to another appropriate journal.

d. Rejected.



A. The Writing Guidance

1. The article is well-written in English ranging from 4500 words until 6000 words. Typed single space for the abstract. One and half space for content and references. Written by font Times New Roman (TNR) 12pt size and indent for paragraphs are 1cm.

2. The paper size is JIS B5 (18.21 cm x 25.7 cm), it is one column and the page setup is: top margin 3 cm; bottom margin 3 cm; left margin 2.5 cm and right margin 2.5 cm. 

3.  The font size for the title is TNR 14pt; it is capitalized, bolded and left justified.

4. After the title, it is followed by the author (without the title). It is TNR 12pt, capitalized each word, bolded and left justified.

5. Under the author, it is the institution and the email at TNR 12pt, capitalized each word, without bolded and left justified. For example: Faculty of Islamic Economics and Business, IAIN Salatiga, Indonesia.

6. The font size for the sub-part in the article is TNR 12pt, capitalized each word, bolded and left justified and without any bullet and numbering.

8. Table.

All table form as an example. Table title is placed on the table with left justified. For

example: Table 1. Hasil Uji Signifikansi Parameter Individual (Uji Statistik t).





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10. The total page does not exceed 25 pages, including the references and appendices (if any).


B. The Article Systematic

The article systematic includes: the title; the identity of the author (without a title); abstract; keywords; introduction (without sub-sections), method; result and discussion; conclusion, implication, recommendation and references. While discussion about literature review and previous studies included in the introduction or result and analysis.


C. The Article Format 

1. Title. The title must be interesting, specific and informative, which is measured by directness in writing.

2. The author identity. It includes the author’s name (without the title), the institution, the country, and the email.

3. Abstract. It is written in about 200 words. The abstract should include the purpose of research, data/object of research, method, result or conclusion, and implication.

4. Keywords. Keywords should be chosen carefully and are able to reflect the concepts/variables contained in the article, with the number of three to five keywords.

5. Introduction. It is the state of arts of the research, which consists of the background of the study, the motivation of the study, the theories and the objectives of the study, and novelty of the research. It is written in the form of paragraph.

6. Method. It consists of the research design (the method, the data, the data source, the data collecting technique, the data analysis technique, the variables measurement) that written in the form of paragraph.

7. Result and discussion. It contains the results of empirical or theoretical study written by a systematic, critical analysis, and informative. The use of tables, images etc. only to support or clarify the discussion and is confined only to support substantial information, e.g, tables of statistical tests, the results of model testing etc. Discussion of results should be argumentative regarding the relevance of the results, theory, previous research and empirical facts, as well as demonstrate the novelty of the findings.

8. Conclusion, implication, and suggestion. It consists of the conclusion, clarity of new findings, new theories and the possibility of the future research development.

9. References. The reference use the latest edition of APA Citation Style. The degree of sophistication of materials referred to in the span of 10 years. The references are expected to be 80% of the primary sources originated from the national and international journals. Writing citations that referenced in the script should use reference application (reference manager) such as Mendeley, Endnote, or Zotero.