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Best Accounting Books

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Accounting Made Simple
Accounting Explained in 100 Pages or Less
Mike Piper - Jan 01, 2013
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Find all of the following explained in Plain-English with no technical jargon: The Accounting Equation and why it's so significant How to read and prepare financial statements How to calculate and interpret several different financial ratios The concepts and assumptions behind Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Preparing journal entrie...
Warren Buffett Accounting Book
Reading Financial Statements for Value Investing
Stig Brodersen - Apr 28, 2014
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This book is the second volume to the Amazon Bestseller Warren Buffett's Three Favorite Books. In this book, you will learn how to: Pick stocks like Warren Buffett Calculate the intrinsic value of stocks using two methods During the second half of the book, readers will learn in-depth methods for: Read an income statement Read a balance sheet Read ...
Accounting Handbook
Jae K. Shim Ph.D. - Nov 01, 2014
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The newly updated edition of this authoritative reference volume deserves a place in the library of every accountant, bookkeeper, accounting manager, CPA, CFO, controller, business manager, and business student. An opening overview of financial accounting describes financial statements and presents details on financial reporting requirements and co...
Accounting for Small Business Owners
Tycho Press - Apr 10, 2015
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All the financial accounting a small business will ever need Owning and running a small business can be complicated. On top of developing, marketing and selling your product or service, you ve got to be prepared to handle the money that s coming in, pay your employees, track expenditures, consider your stock options, and much more. Accounting for S...
The Accounting Game
Basic Accounting Fresh from the Lemonade Stand
Darrell Mullis - Mar 01, 2008 (first published in 1998)
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For anyone looking to simplify their bookkeeping, get ready for the clearest explanation ever of key accounting basics!Wheather you're a manager, business owner, or aspiring entrepreneur, you've likely found yourself needing to know basic financial accounting and become intimidated by the typical, complicated accounting books. You don't want to bec...
Accounting for the Numberphobic
A Survival Guide for Small Business Owners
Dawn Fotopulos - Sep 03, 2014
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Why do so many business owners dread looking at the numbers? They make excuses...They don't have time...That's what the accountant is for....But the simple truth is that no one else will ever be as invested in their company as they are--and they need to take control. As a small-business owner, financial statements are your most important tools--and...
Financial Shenanigans
How to Detect Accounting Gimmicks and Fraud in Financial Reports
Howard Schilit - Mar 28, 2018 (first published in 1993)
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The bestselling classic from the "Sherlock Holmes of Accounting"--updated to reflect the key case studies and most important lessons from the past quarter century....
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Accounting All-in-One For Dummies
Kenneth W. Boyd - Mar 10, 2014
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A one-stop accounting reference Packed with vital information culled from the extensive For Dummies accounting, bookkeeping, and auditing libraries, Accounting All-in-One For Dummies is a powerful, one-stop reference.Accounting All-in-One For Dummies is a comprehensive resource on a variety of accounting concepts. You'll get up to speed on: setting...
Profit First
Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine
Mike Michalowicz - Feb 21, 2017
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Author of cult classics The Pumpkin Plan and The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur offers a simple, counterintuitive cash management solution that will help small businesses break out of the doom spiral and achieve instant profitability.Conventional accounting uses the logical (albeit, flawed) formula: Sales - Expenses = Profit. The problem is, businesses ...
The Tax and Legal Playbook
Game-Changing Solutions to Your Small-Business Questions
Mark J. Kohler - Apr 28, 2015
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Attorney and CPA Mark Kohler targets the leading tax and business issues among small business owners and delivers a practical guide to the fundamental tax and legal conflicts faced by new and established entrepreneurs. Coached by Kohler, business owners are armed to seek out the right professionals relevant to their concerns, confidently ask the ri...
Financial Statements
A Step-by-Step Guide to Understanding and Creating Financial Reports
Thomas Ittelson - Aug 15, 2009
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Now the best-selling book of its kind has gotten even better.This revised and expanded second edition of Ittelson's master work will give you that firm grasp of "the numbers" necessary for business success. With more than 100,000 copies in print, Financial Statements is a perfect introduction to financial accounting for non-financial managers, stoc...
Accounting All-in-One For Dummies with Online Practice by Kenneth W. Boyd
A Brief History of Economic Genius by Paul Strathern
Financial Accounting by Jerry J. Weygandt
Narrative and Numbers by Aswath Damodaran
Accounting for Non-Accountants by Wayne Label
Intermediate Accounting by Donald E. Kieso
Visual Finance by Georgi Tsvetanov
A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton G. Malkiel
The Tax and Legal Playbook by Mark J Kohler
Accounting QuickStart Guide by Josh Bauerle CPA
Schaum's Outline of Principles of Accounting I, Fifth Edition by Joel Lerner
Bookkeeping All-In-One For Dummies by Consumer Dummies
Accounting Best Practices by Steven M. Bragg
Accounting Principles by Gregory Becker
Intermediate Accounting by Donald E. Kieso
Accounting by Greg Shields
How to Read a Financial Report by John A. Tracy
Fundamental Accounting Principles by John Wild
Accounting by Carl S. Warren