Table of contents for Accounting for dummies / by John A. Tracy.


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Introduction.
PART I: Accounting Basics.
Chapter 1: Introducing Accounting to Non-Accountants.
Chapter 2: Bookkeeping 101: From Shoeboxes to Computers.
Chapter 3: Taxes, Taxes, and More Taxes.
Chapter 4: Accounting and Your Personal Finances.
PART II: Getting a Grip on Financial Statements.
Chapter 5: Profit Mechanics.
Chapter 6: The Balance Sheet from the Income Statement Viewpoint Chapter 7: Cash Flows and the Cash Flow Statement.
Chapter 8: Getting a Financial Report Ready for Prime Time.
PART III: Accounting in Managing a Business.
Chapter 9: Managing Profit Performance.
Chapter 10: Business Budgeting.
Chapter 11: Choosing the Right Ownership Structure.
Chapter 12: Cost Conundrums.
Chapter 13: Choosing Accounting Methods.
PART IV: Financial Reports in the Outside World.
Chapter 14: How Investors Read a Financial Report.
Chapter 15: CPAs: Auditors and Advisors.
PART V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 16: Ten Ways Savvy Business Managers Use Accounting.
Chapter 17: Ten Questions Investors Should Ask When Reading a Financial Report.
Appendix A: Glossary: Slashing through the Accounting Jargon Jungle.
Appendix B: Accounting Software.
index.
Book Registration information.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Accounting