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The Resource Bookkeeping for dummies, Lita Epstein

Bookkeeping for dummies, Lita Epstein

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Bookkeeping for dummies
Title
Bookkeeping for dummies
Statement of responsibility
Lita Epstein
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Language
eng
Summary
  • This straightforward, no-nonsense guide shows you the basics of bookkeeping--from recording transactions to producing balance sheets and year-end reports
  • Accurate and complete bookkeeping is crucial to any business owner, but itʹs also important to those who work with the business, such as investors, financial institutions, and employees. People both inside and outside the business all depend on a bookkeeperʹs accurate recordings. Bookkeeping For Dummies provides the easy and painless way to master this crucial art. Youʹll be able to manage your own finances to save money and grow your business. This straightforward, no-nonsense guide shows you the basics of bookkeeping -- from recording transactions to producing balance sheets and year-end reports. Discover how to: 1- Outline your financial road map with a chart of accounts; 2- Keep journals of cash transactions; 3- Set up your computerized books; 4- Control your books, your records, and your money; 5- Buy and track your purchases; 6- Record sales returns and allowances; 7- Determine your employee [is "employee" necessary here?] staffʹs net pay; 8- Maintain employee records; 9- Prepare your books for yearʹ end; 10- Report results and start over; 11- Produce an income statement; and 12- Complete year-end payroll and reports. This guide features tips and tricks for managing your business cash with your books and also profiles important accounts for any bookkeeper. Thereʹs no question that bookkeepers must be detail-oriented, meticulous, and accurate. Bookkeeping For Dummies shows you how to keep track of your businessʹs financial well-being and ensure future success
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Epstein, Lita
Dewey number
657/.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HF5636
LC item number
.E67 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
--For dummies
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  • Bookkeeping
  • Bookkeeping
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Bookkeeping for dummies, Lita Epstein
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Publication
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Includes index
Contents
Introduction -- PART I: BASIC BOOKKEEPING: WHY YOU NEED IT: So you want to do the books -- Getting down to bookkeeping basics -- Outling your financial roadmap with a chart of accounts -- PART II: KEEPING A PAPER TRAIL: Ledgers: a one-stop summary of your business transactions -- Keeping journals -- Computer options for your bookkeeping -- Controlling your books, your records, and your money -- PART III: TRACKING DAY-TO-DAY OPERATIONS WITH YOUR BOOKS: Buying and tracking your purchases -- Counting your sales -- Employee payroll and benefits -- Empoloyee-paid taxes and government payroll reporting -- PART IV: PREPARING THE BOOKS FOR YEAR'S (OR MONTH'S) END: Depreciating your assets -- Paying and collecting interest -- Proving out the cash -- Closing the journals -- Checking your accuracy: by trial and hopefully no error -- Adjusting the books -- PART V: REPORTING RESULTS AND STARTING OVER: Developing a balance sheet -- Producing an income statement -- Complete year-end payroll and reports -- Satisfying the tax-man -- Prepping the books for a new accounting cycle -- PART VI: THE PART OF TENS: Top ten ways to manage your business cash with your books -- Top ten most important accounts for any bookkeeper -- APPENDIX: Glossary
Control code
ocm65193959
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 360 p.
Isbn
9780764598487
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005934501
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Bookkeeping for dummies, Lita Epstein
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Introduction -- PART I: BASIC BOOKKEEPING: WHY YOU NEED IT: So you want to do the books -- Getting down to bookkeeping basics -- Outling your financial roadmap with a chart of accounts -- PART II: KEEPING A PAPER TRAIL: Ledgers: a one-stop summary of your business transactions -- Keeping journals -- Computer options for your bookkeeping -- Controlling your books, your records, and your money -- PART III: TRACKING DAY-TO-DAY OPERATIONS WITH YOUR BOOKS: Buying and tracking your purchases -- Counting your sales -- Employee payroll and benefits -- Empoloyee-paid taxes and government payroll reporting -- PART IV: PREPARING THE BOOKS FOR YEAR'S (OR MONTH'S) END: Depreciating your assets -- Paying and collecting interest -- Proving out the cash -- Closing the journals -- Checking your accuracy: by trial and hopefully no error -- Adjusting the books -- PART V: REPORTING RESULTS AND STARTING OVER: Developing a balance sheet -- Producing an income statement -- Complete year-end payroll and reports -- Satisfying the tax-man -- Prepping the books for a new accounting cycle -- PART VI: THE PART OF TENS: Top ten ways to manage your business cash with your books -- Top ten most important accounts for any bookkeeper -- APPENDIX: Glossary
Control code
ocm65193959
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 360 p.
Isbn
9780764598487
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005934501
Other physical details
ill.

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