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Intermediate Accounting For Dummies

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The easy way to master an intermediate accounting course

Intermediate accounting courses are required for students seeking bachelor's degrees in accounting and often for degrees in finance, business administration, and management. Intermediate Accounting For Dummies provides you with a deeper and broader level of accounting theory, serving as an excellent course supplement and study guide to help you master the concepts of this challenging program.

With easy-to-understand explanations and realworld examples, Intermediate Accounting For Dummies covers all the topics you'll encounter in an intermediate accounting course: the conceptual framework of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), financial ratio analysis, equity accounting, investment strategies, financial statement preparation, and more

  • Tracks to a typical intermediate accounting curriculum

  • Expert information and real-world examples

  • Other titles from Loughran: Financial Accounting For Dummies and Auditing For Dummies

With the help of Intermediate Accounting For Dummies, you'll discover the fast and easy way to take the confusion out of the complex theories and methods associated with a typical intermediate accounting course.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Table of Contents
  3. Title Page
  4. Introduction
  5. Part I: Introducing Financial Accounting and Standards
    1. Chapter 1: Seeing the Big Picture of Financial Accounting
    2. Chapter 2: Walking Through the Conceptual Framework of Financial Accounting
    3. Chapter 3: Invaluable Valuation
    4. Chapter 4: Reviewing the Accounting System
  6. Part II: Preparing and Using Financial Statements
    1. Chapter 5: Posting Income Statement Profit and Loss
    2. Chapter 6: Reporting Assets and Claims: Keeping Your Balance (Sheet)
    3. Chapter 7: Follow the Money! Studying Cash Flow
    4. Chapter 8: Time Is Money: Looking at the Time Value of Money
  7. Part III: Homing in on Current and Noncurrent Assets
    1. Chapter 9: Assessing Cash and Receivables
    2. Chapter 10: Inventory Cost Flow Assumptions
    3. Chapter 11: Buying and Selling Property, Plant, and Equipment (PP and E)
    4. Chapter 12: Recognizing Depreciation, Impairments, and Depletion
    5. Chapter 13: Keeping Track of Other Noncurrent Assets
  8. Part IV: Analyzing Debt and Equity
    1. Chapter 14: Tracking Current Liabilities and Contingencies
    2. Chapter 15: Planning for Long-Term Obligations
    3. Chapter 16: Letting Owners Know Where They Stand: The Equity Section
  9. Part V: Accounting for Advanced Intermediate Issues
    1. Chapter 17: Accounting for Income Taxes
    2. Chapter 18: Accounting for Leases
    3. Chapter 19: Fessing Up: Correcting Errors and Reporting Changes in Methods
    4. Chapter 20: Is That You, Revenue? Revenue Recognition Concepts
  10. Part VI: The Part of Tens
    1. Chapter 21: Ten Common Notes to the Financial Statements
    2. Chapter 22: Ten Ratios for Financial Statement Analysis
    3. Cheat Sheet