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Accounting Handbook
     

Accounting Handbook

by Joel G. Siegel Ph.D. CPA
 

The new edition of this authoritative reference volume belongs on the bookshelf of every accountant, bookkeeper, accounting manager, business manager, and student majoring in business administration. Its early chapters present an overview of financial accounting with focus on financial statements, reporting requirements such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Corporate

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The new edition of this authoritative reference volume belongs on the bookshelf of every accountant, bookkeeper, accounting manager, business manager, and student majoring in business administration. Its early chapters present an overview of financial accounting with focus on financial statements, reporting requirements such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Corporate governance, management/cost accounting, analysis of financial statements, and up-to-date information on taxation. The major section that follows is a nearly-500-page A-to-Z dictionary of accounting terms, defining everything from Accelerated Cost Recovery System to Zero-Base Budgeting. Concluding chapters cover information technology (IT), quantitative methods for accounting, auditing, personal financial planning, governmental and nonprofit accounting, forensic accounting, and international accounting. Added features include tables, diagrams, and extensive appendices.

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This reference text, designed for anyone involved in accounting, includes several descriptive chapters followed by an extensive dictionary containing some 2,500 accounting terms and their definitions. The third edition has been updated to include the latest tax laws and accounting information. New to the third edition are definitions of professional designations in the dictionary, plus an expansion of the chapter on auditing to include internal control, fraud, forensic accounting, internal auditing, assurance services, and control assessment. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764157769
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2006
Series:
Barron's Accounting Handbook Ser.
Pages:
1008
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 2.00(d)

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