Want to become an accountant? Own a small business but need help balancing your books? Worried about managing your finances under the cloud of the recession?This hands-on workbook gets you up to speed with the basics of business accounting, including reading financial reports, establishing budgets, controlling cash flow, and making wise financial decisions. The question and answer sections encourage you to find your own solutions to challenging accounting problems - and there's plenty of space to scribble your workings out! Accounting Workbook For Dummies is the only book that makes truly light work of the financial fundamentals that many businesspeople try to bluff their way through every day.Accounting Workbook For Dummies, UK Edition covers:Part I: Business Accounting Basics Chapter 1: Elements of Business Accounting Chapter 2: Financial Effects of Transactions Chapter 3: Getting Started in the Bookkeeping Cycle Chapter 4: The Bookkeeping Cycle: Adjusting and Closing Entries Part II: Preparing Financial Statements Chapter 5: The Effects and Reporting of Profit Chapter 6: Reporting Financial Condition in the Balance Sheet Chapter 7: Coupling the Profit & Loss Statement and Balance Sheet Chapter 8: Reporting Cash Flows and Changes in Owners' Equity Chapter 9: Choosing Accounting Methods Part III: Managerial, Manufacturing, and Capital Accounting Chapter 10: Analysing Profit Behavior Chapter 11: Manufacturing Cost Accounting Chapter 12: Figuring Out Interest and Return on Investment Part IV: The Part of Tens Chapter 13: Ten Things You Should Know About Business Financial Statements Chapter 14: A Ten-Point Checklist for Management Accountants Main changes in the UK edition include:UK Accounting practiceCurrencyUK institutions - Inland Revenue and Customs and Excise etcNational Insurance, PAYEUK taxation and VATPartnerships and Limited company informationUK legal practiceUK specific formsUK specific case studies
The easiest way to master the art of bookkeeping. Accurate bookkeeping is crucial to every business - but few people relish the task. This straight-talking guide simplifies every aspect of financial record keeping, walking you through all the basic skills you need. From tracking transactions and keeping ledgers to producing balance sheets and year-end reports, this book makes bookkeeping your best friend in business.
Get to grips with Sage 50 Accounts in simple stepsThis comprehensive guide walks you through every aspect of setting up and using Sage 50 Accounts, from installing the software to running VAT returns and producing monthly and yearly accounts. Inside you'll discover the quickest way to complete tasks and how to customise Sage to suit your specific business needs. Packed with step-by-step instructions and fully illustrated with screenshots, this book is the easiest way to get the most from Sage 50 Accounts and take control of your business finances.Completely up-to-date for the 2014 edition of Sage 50 softwareSet up and start using Sage 50 Accounts with minimum fussFully illustrated with the latest screenshots to help you every step of the wayGuidance on going mobile - with the new Sage 50 appDetails on the new Sage Quicksearch feature
NOW UPDATED FOR THE 2011 VERSION OF SAGE 50!This step-by-step guide offers the latest guidance on using Sage 50 Accounts, the UK's most popular small business accounting solution. From setting up and installing the software and creating your chart of accounts to invoicing customers, running VAT returns and producing monthly accounts; Sage 50 Accounts For Dummies will have you handling your own accounts efficiently - an profitably in no time.Sage 50 Accounts For Dummies includes information on:Setting Up and Installing Sage Line 50 Introducing Sage Line 50? Creating your Chart of Accounts Setting Up Records Opening Balances Day to Day Functions Preparing your Customers paperwork Invoicing your Customers Dealing with paperwork from your Suppliers Recording your Bank entries Maintaining and correcting entries More Day to Day Functions Sales Order Processing Purchase Order Processing Keeping track of your Products Setting up Projects Using Foreign Currency Monthly/Quarterly/Annual Routines Reconciling your Bank account Working with the Company module Running VAT Returns Using Reports to manage your business Producing Monthly Accounts More Complicated Stuff Ten Useful Reports Quick Tips for Speedy Processing Wizards
Get to grips with Sage One in simple steps.Sage One For Dummies explains every aspect of setting up and navigating Sage One, the newest accounting solution for small businesses and sole traders. It includes clear instructions for using Sage One Accounts including setting up customer and supplier records, creating invoices, paying customers and suppliers, bank reconciliation, VAT returns and reporting. It also explains how to use the Cashbook function (if your business is more cash-based) and how to work with your accountant using the Accountant Edition. Packed with step-by-step instructions and fully illustrated with screenshots, this book is the easiest way to get the most from Sage One and take control of your business finances.Shows readers how to set up, install and navigate using dummy dataFeatures setting up customer & supplier recordsDetails how to create invoices for customers and suppliersEnables the reader to produce their own reports
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