Bookkeeping For Dummies

Bookkeeping For Dummies

by Veechi Curtis, Lynley Averis
     
 

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Take the stress out of bookkeeping with easy-to-follow advice from the experts

Do you have trouble balancing the books for your small business every month? Or are you a professional bookkeeper wishing to hone your skills? Whatever your bookkeeping needs, this practical guide to the ins and outs of business transactions will help you ensure thatthe numbers add

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Take the stress out of bookkeeping with easy-to-follow advice from the experts

Do you have trouble balancing the books for your small business every month? Or are you a professional bookkeeper wishing to hone your skills? Whatever your bookkeeping needs, this practical guide to the ins and outs of business transactions will help you ensure thatthe numbers add up — every time.

  • Follow the bookkeeping cycle — make the end of the month hassle-free by recording transactions properly
  • Translate the financial lingo — know your assets from your equity and don't get depressed about depreciation
  • Prepare financial reports — understand how a business is doing by analysing Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet reports
  • Use accounting software — throw out the shoebox of receipts and discover a new world of technology
  • Stay on the right side of the law — tick all the boxes, from registering a business to paying employees correctly
  • Get qualified — succeed in Certificate IV Bookkeeping with lots of tips and info for your core units
  • Crack the GST code — keep the tax wolves from the door by calculating GST correctly
  • Tame the bookkeeping tiger — understand accruals, general journals, inventory management and more

Open the book and find:

  • Definitions of all the common bookkeeping terms
  • How to build your own list of accounts
  • A step-by-step bookkeeping health check
  • Systems for calculating employee payroll, superannuation and leave
  • An expert guide to accounting software packages
  • Ways to determine business profitability and growth
  • Tips for bookkeeping in non-profit organisations
  • Where to go for further training and BAS agent accreditation

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781742469980
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/03/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
5 MB

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Meet the Author

Veechi Curtis is a qualified accountant and consultant who specialises in teaching small businesses about technology and finance. She is the author of several bestselling For Dummies business titles. Lynley Averis is a New Zealand MYOB Certified Consultant and training specialist, as well as an accredited coach with Business Mentors New Zealand.

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