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Accounting Fraud, Second Edition by
Call Number: HF 5616 .U5 G572 2018
Publication Date: 2017-11-29
This short book can be used as a supplementary source in introductory financial accounting courses (elementary and intermediate), accounting- and finance-related MBA courses, and business history. The book can also be used as part of forensic accounting and fraud detection for continuing education. In addition, it can be useful for accounting and finance professionals wanting exposure to financial disclosure issues and other accounting risks, plus executives looking to expand their knowledge of accounting fraud and risk areas. 1.
Accounting Made Simple by
Call Number: HF 5636 .P57 2013
Publication Date: 2008-11-01
Find all of the following explained in Plain-English with no technical jargon: The Accounting Equation and why it's so significant How to read and prepare financial statements How to calculate and interpret several different financial ratios The concepts and assumptions behind Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Deduct It! by
Call Number: KF 6491 .F568 2018
Publication Date: 2018-08-30
Reduce your taxes Deduct It! shows you how to maximize your business deductions--quickly, easily, and legally. Whether your business is just starting or well established, this book is indispensable to your financial success. It covers deductions for: start-up and operating expenses travel and meals home offices medical expenses equipment and inventory and more. Learn about the new tax law and how it affects small business owners, including the new 20% pass-through deduction and changes to entertainment and other business deductions and credits. Easy to read and full of real-world examples, Deduct It! will pay for itself many times over. This new edition is completely updated to cover the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Financial Shenanigans by
Call Number: HF 5681 .B2 S3243 2018
Publication Date: 2018-03-28
This fourth edition of the classic guide shines a light on the most shocking frauds and financial reporting offenders of the last twenty-five years, and gives investors the tools they need to detect: *Corporate cultures that incentivize dishonest practices *The latest tricks companies use to exaggerate revenue and earnings *Techniques devised by management to manipulate cash flow as easily as earnings *Companies that use misleading metrics to fool investors about their financial performance *How companies use acquisitions to hide deterioration in their underlying business.
The Secrets of Successful Financial Planning by
Call Number: HG 179 .G35 2018
Publication Date: 2018-09-25
Take charge of your finances with little-known advice from a financial expert. There are six interrelated segments to a complete financial plan: Cash & Budget Planning, Insurance & Risk Management, Tax Management, Retirement Planning, Investment Planning, and Estate Planning. What aspects of the financial plan require sophisticated planning by a professional, and what can savvy, well-educated consumers handle themselves? The Secrets of Successful Financial Planning empowers readers to take charge of their financial present and future, regardless of where they are financially, by presenting technical jargon in a way that's easy to understand.
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Accounting Fraud by
Publication Date: 2013-12-01
'This short book reveals the signs that suggest financial corruption in organizations and proposes remedies to contain it and prevent its recurrence. It can be used as a supplementary source in introductory financial accounting courses (elementary and intermediate), accounting- and finance-related MBA courses, and business history.'
Advances in Management Accounting by
Publication Date: 2012-06-04
Featured in Volume 20 are articles on: information overload and multiple constituency values related to environmental and social disclosures; the extent to which product life cycle cost analysis, customer involvement and cost management contribute to the competitive advantage of firms; the development of sustainable practices in complex organizations; how the cost performance of defense contracts varies among the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy, and the Department of Defense (DoD) and among five major defense contractors; and, whether the use of both financial and nonfinancial measures by top managers in their evaluations influences middle-level managers' evaluations of their subordinates when the balanced scorecards are used.
Financial Valuation by
Publication Date: 2017-04-19
This book walks you through the valuation process to give you the skills and understanding you need to get it done right. Learn best practices from 30 field-leading experts Follow clear examples for complex or unfamiliar scenarios Access practical tools that streamline the valuation process Understand valuation models and real-world applications The business valuation process can become very complex very quickly, and there's no substitute for clear guidance and a delineated framework in the run-up to completion. Get organized from the beginning, and be systematic and methodical every step of the way. Financial Valuation: Applications and Models is the all-encompassing, expert guide to business valuation projects.