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Accounting made simple : accounting explained in 100 pages or less

Author: Mike Piper
Publisher: [Chicago] : Simple Subjects, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This text is intended to be a high-level introduction to accounting/bookkeeping"--Preliminary page.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Piper
ISBN: 9780981454221 0981454224
OCLC Number: 840822239
Description: 97, 6 unnumbered pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction : What is accounting ? --
Financial Statements. Accounting equation : Always true, no exceptions ; Owners' equity is just a plug ; My asset is your liability --
Balance sheet : It's a snapshot ; Assets ; Liabilities ; Equity ; Current assets and liabilities vs. long-term assets and liabilities ; Two-period balance sheets --
Income statement : Shows period of time rather than point in time ; Gross profit and cost of goods sold ; Operating income vs. net income --
Statement of retained earnings : Bridge between financial statements ; Dividends are not an expense! ; Retained earnings : not the same as cash --
Cash flow statement : As opposed to income statement ; Cash flow from operating activities ; Cash flow from investing activities ; Cash flow from financing activities --
Financial ratios : Liquidity ratios ; Profitability ratios ; Financial leverage ratios ; Asset turnover ratios --
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). What is GAAP? : Who has to follow GAAP? --
Debit and credits : Double-entry system ; The general ledger ; T-accounts ; The trial balance --
Cash vs. accrual : Cash method ; Accrual method ; Prepaid expenses ; Unearned revenue --
The accounting close process : Closing journal entries --
Other GAAP concepts & assumptions : Historical cost ; Materiality ; Money unit assumption ; Entity assumption ; Matching principle --
Depreciation of fixed assets : Straight-line depreciation ; Accumulated depreciation ; Salvage value ; Gain or loss on sale ; Other depreciation methods ; Expensing immaterial purchases --
Amortization of intangible assets : What are intangible assets ; Straight-line amortization ; Legal life vs. expected useful life --
Inventory & CoGS : Perpetual method ; Periodic method ; Calculating cost of goods sold ; FIFO vs. LIFO ; Average cost method --
Conclusion: The humble little journal entry.
Responsibility: Mike Piper.

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"This text is intended to be a high-level introduction to accounting/bookkeeping"--Preliminary page.

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