Accounting For Dummies, 4th Edition
Part I: Opening the Books on Accounting.
Chapter 1: Accounting: The Language of Business, Investing, Finance, and Taxes.
Chapter 2: Financial Statements and Accounting Standards.
Chapter 3: Bookkeeping and Accounting Systems.
Part II: Figuring Out Financial Statements.
Chapter 4: Reporting Revenue, Expenses, and the Bottom Line.
Chapter 5: Reporting Assets, Liabilities, and Owners’ Equity.
Chapter 6: Reporting Cash Flows.
Chapter 7: Choosing Accounting Methods: Different Strokes for Different Folks.
Part III: Accounting in Managing a Business.
Chapter 8: Deciding the Legal Structure for a Business.
Chapter 9: Analyzing and Managing Profit.
Chapter 10: Financial Planning, Budgeting, and Control.
Chapter 11: Cost Concepts and Conundrums.
Part IV: Preparing and Using Financial Reports.
Chapter 12: Getting a Financial Report Ready for Release.
Chapter 13: How Lenders and Investors Read a Financial Report.
Chapter 14: How Business Managers Use a Financial Report.
Chapter 15: Audits and Accounting Fraud.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 16: Ten Accounting Tips for Managers.
Chapter 17: Ten Tips for Reading a Financial Report.
Glossary: Slashing Through the Accounting Jargon Jungle.