Accounting Category: General ledger

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December 5, 2012

Income taxes are usually a significant expense of a company. For example, many corporations pay income taxes in 30-40% range. In this article, we will discuss a basic concept that applies to the payment of federal, state, or local income taxes. We will limit our discussion to taxes paid by corporations. We will not cover, in this article, temporary differences and the allocation of income taxes between financial statement periods. These topics will be discussed in later articles.

September 26, 2012

If you ever worked in an accounting department, you are probably familiar with reversing entries. However, for non-accountants reversing entries represent an accounting term which may sound technical and confusing. In this article we will talk about reversing entries and why they are used.

April 14, 2012

Learn about incentive compensation types and accounting entries for cash bonuses.

March 18, 2012

Learn about accounting for short-term investments: trading securities and available-for-sale securities.

November 8, 2011

Learn about charts of accounts in business accounting and see examples of such charts and account numbering.

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