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Business Accounting Basics

Business Accounting Basics

Frank Wood, David Horner

Jul 2010, Paperback, 328 pages
ISBN13: 9780273725008
ISBN10: 0273725009
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Business Accounting Basics is the ideal introduction into the fundamentals of bookkeeping and financial accounting. The book utilises both the IFRS and IAS framework making the text accessible to students and professionals from all around the globe. Its user-friendly worked examples and clear explanations help students build their knowledge of accounting standards one step at a time. With over 250 assessment questions containing full solutions, Business Accounting Basics is the perfect introduction to Business Accounting.

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Double-entry bookkeeping

Chapter 3: Financial Statements

Chapter 4: Daybooks and ledgers

Chapter 5: Value added tax

Chapter 6: Capital and revenue expenditure

Chapter 7: Accounting concepts and standards

Chapter 8: Adjustments to the financial statements

Chapter 9: Bad debts and provision for doubtful debts

Chapter 10: Depreciation of non-current assets

Chapter 11: Errors and suspense accounts

Chapter 12: Control accounts

Chapter 13: Bank reconciliation statements review questions

Chapter 14: Manufacturing Accounts

Chapter 15: Limited companies

  • Combines academic rigour with an engaging and accessible style
  • Coverage of International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Illustrations taken from real published accounts
  • Excellent range of review questions
  • Extensive references
  • A section on the Analysis of Accounts
  • A section on Accountability – includes Corporate Governance issues, Sustainability - environmental and social reporting and Ethics

Frank Wood is the world's best-selling author of accounting textbooks. David Horner is Head of Critical Thinking at Colchester Sixth Form College.