Since many small businesses leave the all-important job of bookkeeping to someone on the staff with no training, there is a demand for this easy, authoritative how-to on the subject. Readers will find principles and procedures adapted to suit the needs of various types of business operations-from retail to entertainment to financial institutions.
Carol Costa is a professional writer with a background in accounting, taxes, and real estate. She currently serves as the treasurer of two non-profit organizations and is responsible for all accounting functions. She is the co-author of Alpha Teach Yourself Accounting in 24 Hours and The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Surviving Bankruptcy, and the author of several nonfiction books and novels.