Barron's Accounting Handbook
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Barron's Accounting Handbook

by Jae K. Shim Ph.D.
     
 

The newly updated edition of this authoritative reference volume deserves a place in the library of every accountant, bookkeeper, accounting manager, CPA, CFO, controller, business manager, and business student. An opening overview of financial accounting describes financial statements and presents details on financial reporting requirements and compliance, and

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The newly updated edition of this authoritative reference volume deserves a place in the library of every accountant, bookkeeper, accounting manager, CPA, CFO, controller, business manager, and business student. An opening overview of financial accounting describes financial statements and presents details on financial reporting requirements and compliance, and USA GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards). Chapters that follow cover cost management, as well as taxation forms and their preparation. An extensive A-to-Z dictionary of accounting terms presents short-entry definitions of everything from Abacus and Absorption Costing to Zero-Base Budgeting and Z Score. The book's concluding chapters cover information technology in accounting, quantitative methods for accounting, auditing, personal financial planning, governmental and nonprofit accounting, international accounting, and forensic accounting. Appendices cover recent accounting-related legislation, financial reporting differences among different countries, and more.

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From the Publisher

". . . a useful resource for a wide audience ranging form business and accounting students to various professionals. . . . The chapters are concise and well written, with clear headings and a wealth of subheadings; the text is heavily illustrated with examples and charts. This attractive formatting renders the pages easy to read." <
--CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries

"Very highly recommended as a basic 'must' for any business collection!"
--The Midwest Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764162701
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Pages:
1046
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 2.10(d)

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