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The most successful higher education text of all time keeps getting better. The authors adapt their proven approach to accounting's evolving role in business and use the preparation of financial statements as the framework for understanding what accounting is all about.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780324025422
  • Publisher: South-Western
  • Publication date: 1/28/2001
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 20
  • Pages: 1150
  • Product dimensions: 8.86 (w) x 11.12 (h) x 1.63 (d)

Table of Contents

A Brief Look at Accounting - Its Past, Present, and Future 1
1 Introduction to Accounting Concepts and Practice 8
2 Analyzing Transactions 42
3 The Matching Concept and the Adjusting Process 89
4 Completing the Accounting Cycle 124
5 Accounting Systems, Internal Control, and Special Journals 162
6 Accounting for Merchandising Businesses 205
7 Cash 250
8 Receivables and Temporary Investments 282
9 Inventories 313
10 Plant Assets and Intangible Assets 346
11 Payroll, Notes Payable, and Other Current Liabilities 386
12 Concepts and Principles 426
13 Partnership Formation, Income Division, and Liquidation 466
14 Corporations: Organization and Equity Rights 498
15 Corporate Earnings, International Transactions, and Investments in Stocks 537
16 Bonds Payable and Investments in Bonds 572
17 Statement of Cash Flows 605
18 Managerial Accounting Concepts and Principles 662
19 Job Order Cost Systems 699
20 Process Cost Systems 743
21 Cost Behavior and Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis 776
22 Budgeting 820
23 Performance Evaluation Using Variances from Standard Costs 862
24 Performance Evaluation for Decentralized Operations 897
25 Differential Analysis and Product Pricing 934
26 Capital Investment Analysis 967
Appendix A: Interest Tables A-1
Appendix B: Codes of Ethics B-1
Appendix C: Alternative Methods of Recording Deferrals C-1
Appendix D: Periodic Inventory Systems for Merchandising Businesses D-1
Appendix E: Periodic Inventory Systems for Manufacturing Businesses E-1
Appendix F: Annual Reports and Financial Statement Analysis F-1
Glossary G-1
Index I-1
Check Figures CF-1
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 30, 2003

    Good on a shelf

    When no other books have the answer. This one does. But its a little thick. So I keep if for those most difficult times.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 20, 2003

    Great book!

    Other than the second part of this book (Accounting II)...It's a wonderful book--has examples for almost everyday encounters!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 11, 2002

    Only my opinion

    This textbook has fine points but for the most part it is hard to understand. The authors try to explain the material but the problems after each chapter always include information that the chapter never touched on.

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