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Accounting For Dummies, 6th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-119-24568-1
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408 pages
June 2016
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Introduction 1

Part 1: Opening the Books on Accounting 5

CHAPTER 1: Accounting Spoken Here 7

CHAPTER 2: Introducing Financial Statements 29

CHAPTER 3: Keeping the Books and Guarding the Family Jewels 53

CHAPTER 4: Knowing the Accounting Entity 77

Part 2: Exploring Financial Statements 101

CHAPTER 5: Reporting Profit or Loss in the Income Statement 103

CHAPTER 6: Reporting Financial Condition in the Balance Sheet 129

CHAPTER 7: Reporting Cash Sources and Uses in the Statement of Cash Flows .153

CHAPTER 8: Financial Accounting Issues 171

Part 3: Reading Financial Reports 191

CHAPTER 9: Getting a Financial Report Ready for Release 193

CHAPTER 10: Reading a Financial Report 215

CHAPTER 11: Inside Information for Managers Only 241

Part 4: Accounting in Managing a Business 261

CHAPTER 12: Analyzing Profit 263

CHAPTER 13: Accounting for Costs 285

CHAPTER 14: Budgeting 307

Part 5: The Part of Tens 327

CHAPTER 15: Ten Tips for Managers 329

CHAPTER 16: Ten Tips for Reading a Financial Report 339

Appendix: Glossary: Slashing through the

Accounting Jargon Jungle 349

Index 365