Step-by-step Bookkeeping

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., Apr 1, 2001 - Business & Economics - 134 pages
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A simple, well-organized system of records, regularly kept up, can actually be a time-saver by creating order out of disorder. Here is the ideal guidebook for business people who want to maintain their books in the shortest possible time and without interference in their day-to-day activities. This completely revised and updated edition presents the best record-keeping system for every small store owner or businessperson, which can mean the difference between running a good race against the competition and just barely getting along. Also included are all the necessary tax forms. There is a close relationship between sound bookkeeping practices and profitability. A good accounting system is absolutely essential for a successful business, and this book tells you how to organize it.
 

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Contents

The Why What and How of Records
3
Table of Debit and Credit Entries
7
Methods and Equipment
8
The Money Comes Inand Goes
13
PettyCash Slip
14
Daily Summary of Sales and Cash Receipts
16
Lining Up the Records
23
Sales and Cash Receipts Journal
26
Balance Sheet
68
Accounts Receivable
73
Customers Account
76
Aging of Accounts Receivable
82
Some Special Cash Receipts Situations
85
Daily Summary of Sales and Cash Receipts with Excess Checks Entry
92
Depreciation and Disposal of Plant Assets
97
Depreciation Schedule
104

Cash Disbursements Purchases and Expense Journal
30
Getting Set for Monthly Financial Statements
35
Bank Reconciliation
38
The ScoreWin or Lose and How Much?
47
Statement of Profit and Loss
50
Departmental Purchases and Sales Record
55
Statement of Departmental Operations
56
The Shape Youre
61
General Ledger Sheet
64
Chart of General Ledger Accounts
66
Entries for Recording Disposal of Plant Assets
108
Here They ComeTaxes
113
Daily Summary of Sales and Cash Receipts Showing Taxable Sales and Sales Tax
118
Employee Compensation Record
122
Schedule С Form 1040Profit or Loss from Business or Pro fession
127
Form 1065U S Partnership Return of Income
128
Form 1120U S Corporation Income Tax Return
129
Form 3468Computation of Investment Credit
131
For Further Information
134
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