A one-stop accounting reference. This guide covers all topics related to the monthly accounting process: organization and proper accounting procedures; creating a chart of accounts; posting accounts to the general ledger; reporting assets and expenses; handling receivables, payroll, and cost of goods and services; end-of-month accounting tasks and procedures; producing balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and end-of-year payroll reports; closing the books at the end of the year; and much more. Thumbtabs and other navigational aids make this the quintessential reference book on accounting.
George R. Murray, CPA, is an accountant with more than 45 years experience. He has been in private practice since 1991, specializing in taxation, litigation support, and consulting services for small businesses and start-ups.
Kathleen Murray, CPA, has a degree in accounting and a Master s in journalism. Her articles have appeared in the "New York Times, Washington Post, Time," and "Forbes," among other publications.