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Best Accounting Books

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Best Accounting Books
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Accounting Made Simple
Accounting Explained in 100 Pages or Less
Mike Piper - 2012-12-18 (first published in 2008)
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Get ready to tackle accounting in the simplest way possible! This book explains complex topics with plain English, no jargon. Learn the significance of the Accounting Equation, how to read financial statements, interpret financial ratios, and understand GAAP. You'll also discover how to prepare journal entries and differentiate between cash and accrual methods. Plus, dive into Inventory and Cost of Goods Sold, and calculate depreciation and amortization expenses.
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Financial Shenanigans
How to Detect Accounting Gimmicks and Fraud in Financial Reports
Howard Schilit - 2002-03-01 (first published in 1993)
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Learn how to detect corporate fraud, misleading metrics and accounting chicanery in the global markets with this bestselling guide from the "Sherlock Holmes of Accounting". Discover the most shocking frauds and financial reporting offenders of the last 25 years and gain valuable tools to detect dishonest practices from corporate cultures or management tricks. Updated with key case studies and lessons from the past quarter century, this guide sheds light on the latest methods companies use to mislead investors and shares how to avoid costly mistakes.
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The Accounting Game
Basic Accounting Fresh from the Lemonade Stand
Darrell Mullis - 1998-11-01
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Learn the basics of financial accounting in a fun and understandable way with The Accounting Game! Perfect for managers, business owners, and aspiring entrepreneurs who want to simplify their bookkeeping, this book uses the world of a child's lemonade stand to teach key concepts like assets, liabilities, and inventory. The accelerated learning method will help you master the basics quickly and retain key concepts through a story format. With easy-to-grasp explanations, quizzes, and worksheets, The Accounting Game is a must-have for anyone who wants to feel confident in their financial skills.
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Warren Buffett Accounting Book
Reading Financial Statements for Value Investing
Stig Brodersen - 2014-05-01
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Discover the secrets to picking stocks like Warren Buffett with this informative book. Learn how to calculate the intrinsic value of stocks using two methods and dive even deeper with in-depth techniques for reading income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements. This second volume to an Amazon Bestseller is a must-read for anyone interested in mastering accounting and investing.
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Accounting for the Numberphobic
A Survival Guide for Small Business Owners
Dawn Fotopulos - 2014-09-03
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Become a financial expert for your small business with Accounting for the Numberphobic. Don't let the numbers scare you away from taking control of your company's success. This book makes understanding financial statements easy with plain English explanations of the Net Income Statement, Cash Flow Statement, and Balance Sheet. Packed with real-world advice and practical action steps, you'll be on your way to increasing profits and measuring cash flow in no time.
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Profit First
Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine
Mike Michalowicz - 2017-02-21 (first published in 2014)
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Increase your small business profits with this game-changing book that offers a counterintuitive approach to cash management. Instead of following the traditional formula of Sales - Expenses = Profit, serial entrepreneur Mike Michalowicz flips the script with his Profit First system of Sales - Profit = Expenses. Through real-life case studies and practical advice, readers will learn how to simplify accounting, achieve early profitability, and transform their businesses into cash cows. With only four simple principles, Michalowicz's approach will help entrepreneurs make the money they always dreamed of.
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The Tax and Legal Playbook
Game-Changing Solutions To Your Small Business Questions
Mark J Kohler - 2015-04-28
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This informative and engaging book by attorney and CPA Mark Kohler covers the leading tax and business issues faced by small business owners. With practical advice and entertaining real-world examples, readers can confidently seek out the right professionals, ask the right questions, and save time, money, and potential heartache. Kohler presents a simplified look at complex legal and tax planning FAQs, offering assessment quizzes, invaluable details, and clear solutions for moving forward in each chapter.
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Accounting All-in-One For Dummies
Kenneth W. Boyd - 2014-03-10
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This comprehensive accounting guide covers all the essential topics you need to know, including setting up your accounting system, recording transactions, preparing financial statements, budgeting, and making smart business decisions. Packed with information from the For Dummies accounting, bookkeeping, and auditing libraries, this one-stop reference is a valuable resource for students and professionals alike. You'll also learn about auditing and fraud detection.
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Accounting Handbook
Jae K. Shim - 2014-11-01
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"Master Accounting with the Essential Handbook" - This comprehensive and newly updated volume is perfect for accountants, bookkeepers, business students, and managers. Learn about financial accounting, reporting, and compliance. Explore cost management and tax preparation with real-world examples. Plus, a helpful A-to-Z dictionary of accounting terms is included for quick reference. Take your accounting skills to the next level with this authoritative handbook.
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Accounting for Small Business Owners
Tycho Press - 2015-04-12
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"Master the Art of Financial Accounting for Your Small Business with this Complete Guide. Running a successful small business requires not just great products, but also excellent financial management. This comprehensive guide covers all aspects of accounting for small business owners, from setting up your business to managing expenses and stock options. With helpful tips and tricks, and sample accounting statements, this book is your one-stop solution to handle all your accounting needs!"
Financial Statements by Thomas Ittelson
Accounting QuickStart Guide by Josh Bauerle Cpa
Accounting for Non-Accountants by Wayne Label
Intermediate Accounting by Donald E. Kieso
Financial Intelligence, Revised Edition by Karen Berman
How to Read a Financial Report by John A. Tracy
Tax Savvy for Small Business, 16th Edition by Frederick W. Daily
A Brief History of Economic Genius by Paul Strathern
A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton G. Malkiel
Narrative and Numbers by Aswath Damodaran
Accounting Principles - Standalone book by Jerry J. Weygandt
Financial Accounting by Jerry J. Weygandt
Bookkeeping All-In-One For Dummies by Consumer Dummies
Accounting Best Practices by Steven M. Bragg
Visual Finance by Georgi Tsvetanov
Accounting by Carl S. Warren
Taxes Made Simple by Mike Piper
Small Time Operator by Bernard B. Kamoroff C. P. A.
Schaum's Outline of Principles of Accounting I, Fifth Edition by Joel Lerner
Barron's Accounting Handbook by Joel G. Siegel
Accounting Principles by Gregory Becker
Accounting by Greg Shields
Fundamental Accounting Principles by John Wild
Cost Accounting by Charles T. Horngren
Managerial Accounting by Ray Garrison
Accounting For Dummies by John A. Tracy