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For use in ACCT 211 and ACCT 212. Copy available for in-library use only.

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Accounting & Tax

The quintessential accountant's database of highly ranked global and scholarly journals with key resources for locating quick and precise results covering current news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues of the day.

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Basic Accounting: Concepts, Principles, and Procedures, Vol.1

Volume 1 is the first of a two-volume set that provides a complete introduction to financial accounting concepts, principles, and procedures. The books contain over 1,700 questions and problems all with viewable solutions in disk and online, without access codes. Content is presented in a step-by-step manner using research-based instructional design, including cumulative tests with solutions and reinforcement guidance based on test results. Text is fully illustrated. Volume 1 focuses on basic concepts including transaction analysis, the accounting process, and the basics of a traditional accounting system for a proprietorship. Initial chapters contain an optional special step-by-step enhanced introduction to content. Last chapters include more in-depth content that includes corporate accounting, financial statement analysis, and partnerships. To view table of contents, index, and for further details for volume 1 visit

Basic Accounting: Concepts, Principles, and Procedures, Vol. 2

Volume 2 is the second of two self-study volumes that provide a complete introduction to financial accounting concepts, principles and procedures. Includes disk that contains detailed problem solutions, unlimited accounting working papers for problems including general and special journals, worksheets, and ledgers. Content is presented in a step-by-step manner using research-based instructional design. Includes problems with solutions viewable in disk and online and cumulative self-tests with solutions and guidance. See publisher website at for table of contents.

Topic Overview

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Accounting is defined as:


  1. "the system of recording and summarizing business and financial transactions and analyzing, verifying, and reporting the results; also :  the principles and procedures of accounting

  2. a. work done in accounting or by accountants b :  an instance of applied accounting or of the settling or presenting of accounts"



Text: "Accounting." Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 27 Sept. 2016.