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Bookkeeping Workbook For Dummies, UK Editionincludes:
Part I: Exploring Bookkeeping Basics
Chapter 1: Deciphering the Basics
Chapter 2: Designing Your Bookkeeping System
Chapter 3: Sorting Out Your Business Road Map
Part II: Putting it All on Paper
Chapter 4: Looking at the Big Picture
Chapter 5: Journaling — The Devil’s in theDetails
Chapter 6: Designing Controls for Your Books, Your Records, andYour Money
Part III: Tracking Day-to-Day Business Operations with YourBooks
Chapter 7: Purchasing Goods and Tracking Your Purchases
Chapter 8: Calculating and Monitoring Sales
Chapter 9: Employee Payroll and Benefits
Part IV: Getting Ready for Year’s (Or Month’s)End
Chapter 10: Depreciating Your Assets
Chapter 11: Paying and Collecting Interest
Chapter 12: Checking Your Books
Chapter 13: Checking and Correcting Your Books
Part V: Reporting Results and Starting Over
Chapter 14: Developing a Balance Sheet
Chapter 15: Producing a Profit and Loss Statement
Chapter 16: Reporting for Not-For-Profit Organizations
Chapter 17: Doing Your Business Taxes
Chapter 18: Completing Year-End Payroll and Reports
Chapter 19: Getting Ready for a New Bookkeeping Year
Part VI: The Part of Tens
Chapter 20: Top Ten Checklist for Managing Your Cash
Chapter 21: Top Ten Accounts You Should Monitor
Chapter 22: Top Ten Problems You Should Practice
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