Release on 1996-01-01 | by Graham J. Elliott,Graham Elliott,Jeffrey Rowlands
Author: Graham J. Elliott,Graham Elliott,Jeffrey Rowlands
Pubpsher: Juta and Company Ltd
Category: Business & Economics
This dictionary aims to aid anyone who communicates in business. Emphasis is on general-purpose definitions which should be useful to a wide range of readers. This edition also includes the terms in Afrikaans.
Accounting and bookkeeping can quickly become the bane of any new business, providing a great deal of headache and problems for even the most seasoned and technically proficient business owners. Hiring an accountant for your small business can cost anywhere between $1,000 and $10,000 -- an expense many cannot afford -- and trying to memorize the hundreds or even thousands of terms necessary understand the complex world of bookkeeping can seem altogether too daunting to undertake. Yet, for those that do master their own bookkeeping, those thousands of dollars can be saved and reinvested in your business immediately. This book was written for every small business owner who feels they do not have a full grasp of what they are doing with their profits, expenses, payroll, and taxes and would like to take more control of them. You will learn every possible method you need to understand and speak the language of your accountant and bookkeeper or to take over the process yourself. Learn the hundreds of necessary terms and the methods used by these two fields. Learn the different abbreviations used in the industry and what you will need to properly use this book, from the proper times to use terminology to the effective means by which to fill out your tax forms, records, and other forms. The Complete Dictionary of Accounting and Bookkeeping Terms will give you the knowledge to help you understand the complex world of bookkeeping and take control of your finances today. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president's garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.
This best-selling dictionary includes more than 3,800 entries covering all aspects of accounting, including financial accounting, financial reporting, management accounting, taxation, auditing, corporate finance, and accounting bodies and institutions. Its international coverage includes important terms from UK, US, Australia, India, and Asia-Pacific. Over 150 new entries have been added to this edition to reflect the very latest developments in the accounting profession, e.g. Accounting Coucil, European Financial Stability Mechanism, and General Anti-Abuse Rule. In addition, existing entries have been updated to cover the latest developments, most notably the Financial Reporting Standard Applicable in the UK and the Republic of Ireland, which sets out new rules in areas such as goodwill, hedge accounting, and fair value accounting. There is increased coverage of topics such as corporate governance, accounting ethics, accounting scandals, and major firms and professional bodies. With its authoritative and accessible definitions and its wide-ranging coverage, this dictionary is essential for students and professionals in accounting and finance. It is also an ideal source of reference for anyone seeking a clear guide to the often-confusing world of accountancy terms.
This Book contains more than 300 important accounting terms in alphabetical order. The book is made in easily understandable language. The book will provide you a precise explanation of each term. This book is more useful to all those learners who want to understand accounting terms by them self.