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April 1, 2012

Learn about accounting for obsolete inventory with examples of obsolescence reserve journal entries.

March 18, 2012

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

March 10, 2012

Learn about the impact of capitalizing vs expensing costs in the current and future periods.

March 4, 2012

Learn how to analyze accounts receivable and allowance for doubtful accounts like financial analysts do. Includes formulas and examples of financial analysis of accounts receivable.

February 5, 2012

Learn accounting for delinquency fees and prepayments fees.

January 28, 2012

Learn about accounting for repair and maintenance costs for fixed assets.

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 22, 2011

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

November 8, 2011

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

October 15, 2011

Accounting guide about consigned goods; definitions of consignment, consignee, consignor; examples of consignment journal entries; consignment benefits, risks and controls.

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