The Fifth Edition of this popular text is thoroughly revised and updated. Organised into 18 chapters and divided into three broad parts, Part I deals with conceptual clarity of accounting, discussing in detail its objectives, usage along with accounting information as well as the theory base of accounting with accounting standards. It explains the way the transactions are recorded in the main book of the business known as the journal entry where recording and posting is done in different ledger accounts. Trial Balance is prepared to make final accounts after rectification of errors if any and applying appropriate methodology of depreciation. Final accounts for Not for Profit entities along with inventory control are very well explained and illustrated.
Part II deals with specialised accounting such as Hire Purchase with Lease Accounting and Branch Accounts with Departmental Accounts.
Part III explains the Partnership Accounts such as Fundamentals, Admission of a partner, Retirement or death of a partner and finally the dissolution of partnership.
NEW TO THIS EDITION
• A dedicated chapter on ‘Inventory Control’ is added in the General Accounting section
• ‘Specialised Accounting’ and ‘Partnership Accounts’ have been thoroughly updated with inclusion of many new topics as per the syllabus needs.
• All the worked-out examples (more than 350) and practice problems (more than 300) have been upgraded.
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