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Published by Flower Boho 51 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +2 votes | 0 comments
Millions of Americans are looking for ways to avoid bankruptcy and pay off their debt. Before you go pulling out all of the equity in your home and strapping yourself down with more unnecessary debt, read this article and try to apply the methods provided. Many people have become rich selling this method as the next "Get out of debt, fast!" package. Here, I share the secrets of the pros with you for free!
Published by Joseph 59 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +0 votes | 0 comments
Every business venture needs to create, store, analyze and manage financial information to facilitate the decision making process of the business. Quickbooks Canada is useful for small business which provides affordable Accounting Solutions with sense of timeliness, accuracy and dependability. With its user-friendly features, Quickbooks Canada has proven to be the leading Accounting Software in Canada. Intuit Quickbooks Canadaoffers the following products for Small Business: Quickbooks ...
Published by Jeanette Dolotina 64 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +1 votes | 0 comments
Are you looking for Accounting Solutions that are easy-to-use, affordable and suitable to your business needs? Then you are in the right track since Outright.com provides the best solutions for small business, private individual practitioners, freelancers, self-employed professionals, sole proprietors and IRS Schedule C Tax Filers. Outright.com offers affordable Online Bookkeeping Solutions with the following features: Online Bookkeeping stored in the cloud; No software to install and can b...
Published by Jeanette Dolotina 65 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +1 votes | 0 comments
Patriot Software offers payroll software which can be accessed online, anywhere and at any time from as little as $10. Specifically designed for non-payroll experts it makes the concept of running your own business far easier and less time consuming as you can automate all of your accounts to include payroll information, calculate gross and net payroll, factor in payroll deductions / company benefits and compute all payroll taxes. Patriot Software also offers an optional tax filing system which...
Published by Aunty Ann 66 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +9 votes | 2 comments
Published by Lorie Spencer 230 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +0 votes | 0 comments
This article would acquaint the reader with the concept of receivables. After finishing this article, the reader should be able to know the characteristics of receivables, understand how to classify receivables either as trade or non-trade receivables, understand the valuation of receivables and know how to classify the receivables as either current or noncurrent.
Published by Lindbergh Lendl Soriano 67 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +5 votes | 3 comments
The objective of this article is to help you understand the components of the line item “cash and cash equivalents” in the balance sheet. After reading this article, you should have a thorough understanding of what cash is, what cash equivalents are, what their components are and what disclosures are required.
Published by Lindbergh Lendl Soriano 68 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +7 votes | 6 comments
This article will acquaint the reader with the recognition criteria and measurement that should be applied to provisions, contingent liabilities, and contingent assets. Disclosures required in the notes to financial statements are also discussed to enable users to understand their nature, timing and amount. The discussions below are based from IAS 37.
Published by Lindbergh Lendl Soriano 68 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +3 votes | 0 comments
Evolution of Accounting as a Social Science In its oldest form accounting aided the stewards to discharge their stewardship function. The wealthy men employed stewards to manage their property; the stewards in turn rendered an account periodically of their stewardship. This 'Stewardship Accounting' was the root of financial accounting system. The presently followed system of double-entry book-keeping has been developed only in the 15th Century. However, historians found records of debit ...
Published by Gazu Lakhotia 68 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +0 votes | 0 comments
Procedural aspects of accounting Generating Financial Information 1. Recording - This is the fundamental purpose of accounting. Every business transactions of a financial character, as supported by a number of documents like pass book, sales bill, salary slip etc. are confirmed in the record of account. Recording is done in a book called "Journal." This book may further be divided into several subsidiary books according to the character and volume of the business.
Published by Gazu Lakhotia 68 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +1 votes | 0 comments
Objectives of Accounting The objectives of accounting can be given as follows: Systematic recording of transactions - Basic objective of accounting is to systematically record the financial aspects of business transactions i.e. book-keeping. These recorded transactions are later on classified and summarized logically for the preparation of financial statements and for their analysis and interpretation.
Published by Gazu Lakhotia 68 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +1 votes | 0 comments
Accounting is a very interesting field. It has many branches – 7 to be exact. After finishing this article, the reader should have acquired an overview of the different branches of accounting, namely – financial accounting, auditing, management advisory services or management accounting, government accounting, tax accounting, fiduciary accounting, and accounting systems installation.
Published by Lindbergh Lendl Soriano 68 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +6 votes | 2 comments
Accounting information is contained in finanical statements of the company. There are many persons who study the financial statement of the company for a specific purpose. These persons are called as users of Accounting information. There are many users of accounting information. This article provides a detailed information regarding users of accounting information and how such information is used by such users.
Published by aerial 68 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +2 votes | 0 comments
Accounting is considered the language of business. It has evolved throughout the years as information needs changed and became more complex. After finishing this article, the reader should be able to have a general understanding about accounting, be acquainted with the different definitions, know the different types of information found in accounting reports, and know the different uses of accounting information.
Published by Lindbergh Lendl Soriano 69 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +2 votes | 0 comments
This article is a simplification of what I am calling fantasy financing. It is written for the lay person, not the accountant or economist. It is simple, straightforward and should give an understanding as to what caused the financial meltdown, recession, and how one must properly value and protect their assets.
Published by Keith Cobb 69 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +0 votes | 0 comments
Basic Financial Accounting for Non-Accountants, Understanding Basic Accounting Concepts for Non-Accountants, Financial Accounting Concepts for Non-Accountants, Accounting for Non-Accountants, Understanding the Basic Financial Statements and Basic Accounts for Non-Accountants are the main areas of concern for this article. Non-Accountants need not to interpret the Financial Statements but to understand them.
Published by Jeanette Dolotina 69 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +2 votes | 3 comments
We may not know it, but all around us, people are using accounting information. From the most complex corporate transactions to the simplest business dealings, accounting information is always used. Even in our homes, when we are at work, when we are at school, or wherever we may be, accounting information could be vital.
Published by Lindbergh Lendl Soriano 69 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +2 votes | 0 comments
Bachelor of Science in Accountancy is one of the most difficult courses to pass in college. The course primarily deals with numbers and computations. Problems are encountered in almost about every accounting subject. Of all the subjects that a student must undergo in the accountancy program, five of the hardest accounting subjects were determined. Provided in this article are the accounting subjects that students have difficulty with and the topics associated with each subject.
Published by Lindbergh Lendl Soriano 69 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +5 votes | 5 comments
In Financial Accounting, Depreciation, Amortization and Depletion have one major purpose, that is, to allocate the cost of an asset over its useful life. However, how does one differentiate Depreciation from Amortization and Depletion when they have the same major purpose? They generally differ on the category of asset to which they belong.
Published by Jeanette Dolotina 70 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +2 votes | 1 comments
When a portion of the Accounts Receivable remains uncollected over a specified period of time, Bad Debts should be recognized. Allowance for Doubtful Accounts is determined using the Allowance Method of recognizing bad debts. The generally accepted procedure in the accounting treatment for bad debts should be carefully identified and implemented.
Published by Jeanette Dolotina 70 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +3 votes | 3 comments
Financial Ratios in Feasibility Study play a vital role in the decision making of the business. Most business owners rely on the financial statements given by their Accountants and not on Financial Ratios. Financial ratios have great contributions to business owners. Financial Ratios are the turning points in a feasibility study. Whether a project is feasible or not, financial ratios can answer it.
Published by Jeanette Dolotina 70 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +3 votes | 4 comments
The debit and credit entries in the book of accounts should correspond to the credit and debit entries in the bank statements. If they are not matched, then there is a need for bank reconciliation. The factors affecting bank reconciliation should be determined in order to come up with the appropriate action in the reconciliation of accounts.
Published by Jeanette Dolotina 70 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +4 votes | 8 comments
Double entry bookkeeping is accomplished with the accounting equation, Equity = Assets – Liabilities or derived as Assets = Liabilities + Equity. The sum of all the debits should be equal to the sum of the credits. In banking, credit refers to deposits and other transactions that will increase your account balance and vice versa, debits refer to withdrawals and other transactions that will decrease your account balance.
Published by Jeanette Dolotina 71 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +3 votes | 2 comments
Payday loans are great temptation for they are easily available and hence provide an easy way out when faced with financial crisis. However, are you doing the right thing? Here are a few questions that would be able to confirm whether a payday loan is a good idea in your case.
Published by swapna harrison 72 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +0 votes | 0 comments
Small business tax could be controversial, get the how to tips to withstand IRS tax audits and learn more about how to escape tax penalties in your small business
Published by forstine carter 72 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +3 votes | 0 comments
Private Finance Vs. Public Finance The basic principles of public finance and private finance are the same. Individuals and States are similar in that both need resources. Both have to secure maximum results from their resources. Both attempt to get the best out of all items of expenditure.
Published by Gazu Lakhotia 72 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +0 votes | 0 comments
Elements of Costs The classification is based on the natural characteristics of cost i.e., on the basis of the elements of cost namely as: A.) Material cost B.) Labour cost C.) Expenses Materials are substances from which products are manufactured. Materials may be classified as direct and indirect. Direct materials are those substances which can be directly identified with any cost centre, product or a group of products.
Published by Gazu Lakhotia 72 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +0 votes | 1 comments
The top six myths about grant funding for business and personal finance.
Published by Shelly Spencer 73 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +0 votes | 0 comments
Basic Concepts of Auditing: Standards of Field Work and Report
Published by Hanzel Ageas 80 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +3 votes | 1 comments
The new Bankruptcy act of 2005 has made life tough for the debtor.
Published by Madan G Singh 79 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +0 votes | 0 comments
How should client management use the audited financial statements to start with adjusted beginning account balances?
Published by ariel nacion 80 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +3 votes | 1 comments
How should audit clients properly classify its cash items in the financial statements for audit purposes?
Published by ariel nacion 81 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +4 votes | 1 comments
Outright.com Promo Code / Discount Coupon Code. Outright.com Review. Often small business organizations, budding entrepreneurs, freelancers and the like, do not have very complex bookkeeping requirements. Yet, this segment of users may not be well-conversant with whatever simple accounting aspects or tax related issues concern them. In addition, such accounting work might become boring and tedious, effectively eating away time that could have been allocated to other business activities. This is ...
Published by Swati Sinha 81 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +4 votes | 0 comments
Financial Statement Analysis is an important part of overall financial analysis, based on the statements which are the end products of accounting system
Published by taniya agrawal 81 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +23 votes | 9 comments
Patriot Software Promo Code / Discount Coupon Code. Patriot Software Review. Patriotsoftware has designed a software programme for the computerisation of your payroll accounts, but it has been designed specifically for non-payroll experts. This makes the concept of running your own business much easier and with this system you can choose to pay your employees by pay checks, direct deposit, cash or pay cards. Incredibly simple to set up in just a matter of minutes, this software can be acces...
Published by Aunty Ann 81 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +8 votes | 6 comments
Functions of a Commercial bank Besides accepting deposit the other primary functions of a commercial bank is advancing loans. Granting Credit : Commercial banks lend money in the following ways. (a) Loans and Advances : A specified amount is granted for a specified time period. The borrower may withdraw the entire amount in lump sum or in installments. However, interest is levied on the full amount of loan. Loans are generally granted against the security of certain assets or on personal gu...
Published by Gazu Lakhotia 82 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +0 votes | 1 comments
Primary Functions of Commercial banks Accepting Deposits is the primary functions of commercial banks and is the basis of its existence. Without accepting deposits, a bank cannot execute any other functions and as such it is very important to understand the primary functions of commercial banks.
Published by Gazu Lakhotia 82 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +1 votes | 0 comments
Merits and demerits of Cash Flow Statement A cash flow statement is useful in short-term planning. A business firm requires sufficient cash to meet its various obligations in the near future. An analysis of different sources and applications of cash will enable the management to make reliable estimates about inflows and outflows of cash. On the basis of such estimates, management can plan out for investment of surplus cash or for meeting any cash deficit.
Published by Gazu Lakhotia 82 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +1 votes | 0 comments
Cash Flow Statement A cash flow statement is a statement showing changes in cash position of the firm from one period to another. It explains the inflows (receipts) and outflows (disbursements) of cash over a period of time. Inflows of cash may occur from sale of goods, sale of assets, receipts from debtors, interest, dividend, rent, issue of new shares and debentures, raising of loans, short-term borrowing, etc. Cash outflows may be on account of purchase of goods, purchase of assets, payment ...
Published by Gazu Lakhotia 82 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +1 votes | 0 comments
Materials Budget Vs. Factory overhead Budget After deciding the volume of sales and the volume of production, it is necessary to estimate the cost of producing the budgeted output. Cost of production comprises of materials; labor and overhead .A separate budget for each of these items is prepared.
Published by Gazu Lakhotia 82 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +0 votes | 0 comments
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Published by Carl Bolinger Jr 82 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +1 votes | 1 comments
Receipts and payments Account Meaning : Receipts and Payments Account is a summary of cash transactions appearing in the Cash Book. It is prepared at the end of the year from the Cash Receipts Journal and Cash Payments Journal. All the receipts and payments during an accounting period are included in it under suitable headings. For example, subscriptions received from members on different dates appear in the cash book but the total subscriptions received during the year appear in the Receipts a...
Published by Gazu Lakhotia 82 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +0 votes | 1 comments
Types of Cost Outlay Costs and Opportunity Costs Outlay or actual costs are the costs which a firm incurs while producing or acquiring a product or service. These costs are recorded in the books of account. These are also known as acquisition costs or out of pocket costs. On the other hand, opportunity cost or alternative cost are the benefit from the second best use of the firm's resources which are foregone in order to avail of the return from the best use of resources. For example, a busine...
Published by Gazu Lakhotia 82 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +2 votes | 0 comments
Income and Expenditure Account Meaning : Income and Expenditure Account is a summary of all incomes and expenses relating to the current accounting year. It is prepared with the object of finding out the surplus or deficit of current incomes over current expenses. It is similar to Trading and Profit and Loss Account of a trading concern and is prepared in the same manner. Income and Expenditure Account is primed on 'accrual basis'. Income is a receipt of recurring nature and it is not meant for...
Published by Gazu Lakhotia 82 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +1 votes | 1 comments
The evolution of the accounting standard process in the Philippines
Published by John Kenneth Saguirer 82 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +4 votes | 2 comments
Direct and Indirect Costs Material, labor and other expenses which are directly or easily traceable to a product, service or job are known as direct costs. In the production of an article, materials are purchased, wages are paid to workers and certain other expenses are incurred directly. All these take an active and direct part in the manufacture of a product and are, therefore, called direct costs. These costs have a direct relationship with a product, process or department of the firm.
Published by Gazu Lakhotia 82 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +2 votes | 2 comments
Classification of Assets and Liabilities Proper classification of assets and liabilities is necessary as otherwise the Balance Sheet may fail to provide meaningful information. The various items of assets and liabilities in the Balance Sheet should be properly grouped. Classification of Assets
Published by Gazu Lakhotia 83 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +1 votes | 0 comments
Balance Sheet Balance Sheet means a financial statement which sets out the assets and liabilities of a trading or non-trading organization as on a certain date. It is called Balance Sheet because it is a sheet of those ledger accounts which have not been closed by transferring to Trading Account and Profit and Loss Account. Thus, Balance Sheet is a statement of the financial position of a concern on a given date.
Published by Gazu Lakhotia 83 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +0 votes | 0 comments
How to prepare a Trading Account? Let us now consider the individual items recorded in the Trading Account. (i) Opening Stock : This means the closing stock of the previous year. In the first year of business there will be no opening stock. In a trading concern the opening stock consists of finished goods only. But in a manufacturing concern, it comprises raw materials, work in progress, and finished goods. Opening stock is the first item on the debit side of the Trading account.
Published by Gazu Lakhotia 83 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +2 votes | 0 comments
The Trading Account and the Profit and Loss Account are prepared to ascertain the result of business operations (net profit or net loss) during a given period. Balance Sheet is prepared to know the financial position of the business at the end of the accounting period. These are collectively known as final accounts because these are prepared at the end of the accounting period.
Published by Gazu Lakhotia 83 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +1 votes | 0 comments
Capital Expenditure Vs. Revenue Expenditure The main points of distinction between capital expenditure and revenue expenditure are follows. (i) Purpose : Capital expenditure is incurred for acquisition or erection of fixed assets to used in the business. On the other hand, revenue expenditure is incurred for the day-to conduct of business. (ii) Earning Capacity : Capital expenditure increases the earning capacity of the business whereas revenue expenditure does not increase the earning capaci...
Published by Gazu Lakhotia 83 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +1 votes | 1 comments
Revenue Expenditure Revenue expenditure means the expenditure the benefit of which is exhausted within the current year. Such expenditure is of a recurring nature and does not result in the acquisition of permanent assets. Revenue expenditure is incurred for meeting day to day requirements of business. Revenue expenditure does not add to the earning capacity of the business but only helps in maintaining the existing earning capacity. All expenses incurred on day-to-day administration of a firm ...
Published by Gazu Lakhotia 83 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +0 votes | 0 comments
Capital expenditure Capital expenditure means the expenditure the benefit of which is not exhausted within the current year but is enjoyed over a long time period. Such expenditure is of non-recurring nature and results in acquisition of permanent assets. Property acquired with the help of capital expenditure is utilized by the business for a long time and thereby it earns revenue.
Published by Gazu Lakhotia 83 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +1 votes | 0 comments
PNC Bank, Personal Account Review, money, paying, fdic, bill, phone, telephone, invest, deposit, personal account, bussiness, account, activity, checking, check, clearing
Published by steven evans 83 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +17 votes | 12 comments
Procedures on how to Prepare a bank reconciliation statement
Published by John Kenneth Saguirer 83 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +9 votes | 5 comments
Must know elements of bank reconciliation-bank statement balance,the book balance and reconciling items.
Published by John Kenneth Saguirer 83 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +15 votes | 10 comments
A review of Meat Costings Professional. A program deisgned specifically for retail butchers to aid with the pricing of their meat products after butchering.
Published by Stephen Lake 84 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +3 votes | 0 comments
Becoming a single-income family can be a tough transition. To make the most out of this lifestyle, plan on sticking to a budget and taking some steps to cut back on expenses.
Published by Melissa Murphy 84 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +5 votes | 2 comments
Cheap Payday Loan Loans For People With Bad Credit - A New Financial Hope for Bad Creditors are cheap payday loans Are payday loans in now to secure the approval of the loan is to get to be quite easy for the poor creditors with the introduction of loans for people with bad credit? With this loan to the now adverse borrowers of credit also bottoms available without more expeditious effort can and like other creditors good.
Published by Gazu Lakhotia 230 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +0 votes | 0 comments
We often find that the money consequences of any alternative occur over a substantial period of time such as a year or more. When money consequences occur in a short period of time, we simply add up the various sums of money and obtain a net result but can we treat money on same way when the time span is greater? Which would you prefer, $100 cash today or the assurance of receiving $100 a year from now?
Published by Yanto Yulianto 86 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +3 votes | 1 comments
Ethics is a system of moral principles and their application to particular problems of conduct, especially the ethics of a profession, the rules imposed by a professional body on the behavior of its members. In the accounting profession, rules of professional conduct applying to members of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
Published by Yanto Yulianto 86 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +6 votes | 1 comments
Financial accounting can be defined as the process to prepare financial reports on the enterprise to be used by both internal and external parties. Users of these financial reports include investors, creditors, managers, unions, and government agencies. Financial statements are prepared and presented for external users. These statements provide the firmÂ’s history quantified in money terms. Most of financial statements generally include: (1) the balance sheet; (2) the income statement; (3) th...
Published by Yanto Yulianto 86 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +10 votes | 2 comments
The ten largest banks in the United States according to the Federal Reserve based upon assets under management.
Published by Joe Dorish 91 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +10 votes | 5 comments
Depreciation (like its related concept amortization) is an often-misunderstood term. In common usage it typically implies the reduction of value or function of a machine, property or device through wear-and-tear, decay, obsolescence, etc. As an accounting/finance term, however, depreciation is used to describe the spreading of an assetÂ’s cost over a set time-span.
Published by Mark Spence 91 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +2 votes | 0 comments
Capital asset pricing model computation
Published by Anna Liza Gaspar 98 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +4 votes | 3 comments
PayPal vs Business Accounts
Published by Ngozi Nwabineli 106 months ago in Accounting & Finance | +3 votes | 2 comments