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Introduction to Accounting

Third Edition

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Introductory Accounting

January 2002 | 560 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
This fully revised and updated edition of Introduction to Accounting provides an extremely accessible text for those students coming to the subject for the first time. It embraces the basic techniques and underlying theoretical concepts in accounting and shows how these are applied in various practical circumstances.

Introduction to Accounting offers:
- Fully illustrated, worked examples
- Student activities
- End of chapter questions, many from major accounting examination bodies
- Solutions to the activities and questions
- A complimentary website providing a Solution Manual for the questions

Introduction to Accounting is an essential textbook for undergraduate accounting students. This new edition incorporates major changes that improve and update the previous edition. It is designed to meet the needs of both the non0specialist and those intending to specialize in accounting at undergraduate and also postgraduate levels.
 
Preface
 
Series Editor`s Preface
 
The Framework of Accounting
 
The Balance Sheet
 
Profit Calculated as The Increase In Capital
 
The Preparation of Accounts From Cash or Incomplete Records
 
The Double Entry System I: The Initial Recording of Transactions
 
The Double Entry System II: Ledger Accounts and the Trial Balance
 
The Double Entry System III: Periodic Accounting Reports
 
Asset Valuation, Profit Measurement and The Underlying Accounting Concepts
 
Partnerships
 
Company Accounts
 
Interpretation of Accounts: The Cash Flow Statement
 
Interpretation of Accounts: Ratio Analysis
 
Decision-making
 
Standard Costing and Budgetary Control
 
Appendix Solutions to Question
 
Index

`Introduction to Accounting has already stood the test of time, and this new and improved third edition will ensure that it remains one of the best, if not the "best ever" introductory textbooks on accounting'- Michael Sherer, University of Essex

`I think the book admirably achieves the authors' objective of providing an introduction to accounting which embraces both the basic techniques and the underlying theoretical concepts'- Accounting and Business Research

`…an excellent book which should be compulsory reading for all first year students on accounting degree courses'- Association of Banking Teachers Bulletin

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