Bookkeeping All-in-One for Dummies

  • 9h 23m
  • John A. Tracy, Lita Epstein
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2015

Your one-stop guide to mastering the art of bookkeeping

Do you need to get up and running on bookkeeping basics and the latest tools and technology used in the field? You've come to the right place! Bookkeeping All-In-One For Dummies is your go-to guide for all things bookkeeping, covering everything from learning to keep track of transactions, unraveling up-to-date tax information recognizing your assets, and wrapping up your quarter or your year. Bringing you accessible information on the new technologies and programs that develop with the art of bookkeeping, it cuts through confusing jargon and gives you friendly instruction you can put to use right away.

  • Covers all of the new techniques and programs in the bookkeeping field
  • Shows you how to manage assets and liabilities
  • Explains how to track business transactions accurately with ledgers and journals
  • Helps you make sense of accounting and bookkeeping basics

If you're just starting out in bookkeeping or an experienced bookkeeper looking to brush up on your skills, Bookkeeping All-In-One For Dummies is the only resource you'll need.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Basic Bookkeeping
  • Charting the Accounts
  • The General Ledger
  • Keeping Journals
  • Controlling Your Records
  • Computer Options for Bookkeeping
  • Financial Statements and Accounting Standards
  • Financial Report Basics
  • Reporting Profit
  • Exploring Business Structures
  • The Balance Sheet—Assets, Liabilities, and Equity
  • The Income Statement
  • The Statement of Cash Flows
  • Getting a Financial Report Ready
  • Accounting Alternatives
  • Buying and Tracking Your Purchases
  • Counting Your Sales
  • Employee Payroll and Benefits
  • Employer-Paid Taxes and Government Payroll Reporting
  • Depreciating Your Assets
  • Paying and Collecting Interest
  • Proving Out the Cash
  • Closing the Journals
  • Checking Your Accuracy
  • Adjusting the Books
  • Managing Profit
  • Budgeting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Filing and Paying Business Taxes
  • Prepping the Books for a New Accounting Cycle