Accounting Category: Accounting principles

Accounting Articles

June 17, 2012

Discover the qualities of accounting information such as relevance, reliability, comparability and consistency.

May 18, 2012

Learn about two accounting conventions that allow deviation from basic accounting principles: materiality and conservatism.

December 18, 2011

Learn about percentage-of-sales approach and percentage-of-receivables approach in calculating allowance for doubtful accounts and bad debt expense.

November 28, 2011

Learn accounting basics about acquisition costs in purchase accounting.

November 22, 2011

Learn about revenue recognition in situations when a right of product return exists.

November 17, 2011

Learn about goodwill and accounting for it in a business combination.

October 20, 2011

Learn about the relationship between accounting period assumption and matching principle.

June 11, 2011

Luca Pacioli, the father of modern accounting, and his famous book The Summa.

May 17, 2011

Explanation of window dressing and examples in companies and mutual funds.

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