Business Accounts 4th edition

ISBN: 978 1905777 921
Author(s): David Cox
Paperback, 538 pages


The ideal companion for college and first year degree courses

Business Accounts is a popular and practical introduction to bookkeeping and financial accounting. This brand new edition for 2012 has been updated to incorporate international terminology.

  • an easy-to-read, clear text with worked examples, Case Studies, questions and selected answers
  • suitable for bookkeeping courses and accounting courses at GCSE, A-Level, Higher National and First Year Degree

Have a look at the five star reviews on Amazon for the previous edition.

Fourth edition, published June 2012

Table of Contents:


What are Business Accounts?
Double-entry Book-keeping: First Principles
Double-entry Book-keeping: Further Transactions
Business Documents
Balancing Accounts - the Trial Balance
Division of the Ledger - Primary Accounting Records
Value Added Tax
Cash Book
Petty Cash Book
Bank Reconciliation Statements
An Introduction to Computer Accounting
Final Accounts
Accruals and Prepayments
Depreciation of Fixed Assets
Bad Debts and Provision for Bad Debts
The Extended Trial Balance
The Regulatory Framework of Accounting
The Journal
Correction of Errors
Control Accounts
Incomplete Records
Club and Society Accounts
Partnership Accounts
Changes in Partnerships
Manufacturing Accounts
Limited Company Accounts
Statement of Cash Flows
Interpretation of Financial Statements

Full-length case studies

Case Study 1: Handwritten Book-keeping
Case Study 2: Year-end Adjustments to the Final Accounts

Multiple choice questions

Chapters 1 to 28


Example Layouts and Accounting Ratios
Answers to Selected Questions

Information and Resources

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