The Complete Dictionary of Accounting and Bookkeeping Terms Explained Simply

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Atlantic Publishing Group, 2011 - Business & Economics - 288 pages

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.

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When her son, Jeffrey, waved good-bye as he headed off to preschool several years ago, Cindy Ferraino started dabbling in newspaper reporting for a local newspaper. Since that time, she has expanded her writing career to include magazine features for national and regional publications, feature articles for websites, ghostwriting for various websites, and stories for books about the joys of parenting multiple birth children. Before Cindy became a full-time freelance writer, she worked in non-profit grants and accounting administration for a medical school in Philadelphia. Cindy Ferraino is a graduate from Philadelphia University (formerlyPhiladelphia College of Textiles and Sciences) with a bachelor‚e(tm)s degree in accounting

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