CPA Exam For Dummies

Author: Kenneth W. Boyd
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118813737
Release Date: 2014-09-02
Genre: Education

Provides an overview of the exam, including content reviews, practice tests, and advice and strategies.

CPA Exam For Dummies

Author: Kenneth W. Boyd
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118813799
Release Date: 2014-08-19
Genre: Study Aids

Get started on the path to passing the CPA exam today Passing the CPA exam can be the first step to a long and rewarding career. With CPA Exam For Dummies, you'll get a full overview of the exam, information on how to register, the requirements for taking and passing the tests, as well as a review of the four sections. This comprehensive introductory study guide provides you with a wealth of information, including all the current AICPA content requirements in auditing and attestation, business environment and concepts, financial accounting and reporting, and accounting regulation. From start to finish, the text is designed to prepare you for each portion of this rigorous exam. Preparing for the CPA exam can be a daunting process. With the classic For Dummies approach, CPA Exam For Dummies offers an overview and steps on how to get started. Go at your own pace to master the various sections of the exam, and use the book as a reference on an ongoing basis as you prepare for the exam portions. Dive into the book to find: An overview of the CPA exam, featuring exam organization and information on scoring A content review, including practice questions and explanations of answers Online bonus practice exams to boost your knowledge and confidence An overview of the benefits of passing the CPA exam and becoming a certified public accountant For those seeking to pass the CPA exam and launch their accounting careers, CPA Exam For Dummies is the go-to resource for getting started!

CPA Exam For Dummies

Author: Kenneth W. Boyd
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118813621
Release Date: 2014-08-18
Genre: Study Aids

Get started on the path to passing the CPA exam today Passing the CPA exam can be the first step to a long and rewarding career. With CPA Exam For Dummies, you'll get a full overview of the exam, information on how to register, the requirements for taking and passing the tests, as well as a review of the four sections. This comprehensive introductory study guide provides you with a wealth of information, including all the current AICPA content requirements in auditing and attestation, business environment and concepts, financial accounting and reporting, and accounting regulation. From start to finish, the text is designed to prepare you for each portion of this rigorous exam. Preparing for the CPA exam can be a daunting process. With the classic For Dummies approach, CPA Exam For Dummies offers an overview and steps on how to get started. Go at your own pace to master the various sections of the exam, and use the book as a reference on an ongoing basis as you prepare for the exam portions. Dive into the book to find: An overview of the CPA exam, featuring exam organization and information on scoring A content review, including practice questions and explanations of answers Online bonus practice exams to boost your knowledge and confidence An overview of the benefits of passing the CPA exam and becoming a certified public accountant For those seeking to pass the CPA exam and launch their accounting careers, CPA Exam For Dummies is the go-to resource for getting started!

Cost Accounting For Dummies

Author: Kenneth Boyd
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118453810
Release Date: 2013-02-11
Genre: Business & Economics

The easy way to get a grip on cost accounting Critical in supporting strategic business decisions and improving profitability, cost accounting is arguably one of the most important functions in the accounting field. For business students, cost accounting is a required course for those seeking an accounting degree and is a popular elective among other business majors. Cost Accounting For Dummies tracks to a typical cost accounting course and provides in-depth explanations and reviews of the essential concepts you'll encounter in your studies: how to define costs as direct materials, direct labor, fixed overhead, variable overhead, or period costs; how to use allocation methodology to assign costs to products and services; how to evaluate the need for capital expenditures; how to design a budget model that forecast changes in costs based on expected activity levels; and much more. Tracks to a typical cost accounting course Includes practical, real-world examples Walks you though homework problems with detailed, easy-to-understand answers If you're currently enrolled in a cost accounting course, this hands-on, friendly guide gives you everything you need to master this critical aspect of accounting.

Auditing For Dummies

Author: Maire Loughran
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 047087757X
Release Date: 2010-06-08
Genre: Business & Economics

The easy way to master the art of auditing Want to be an auditor and need to hone your investigating skills? Look no further. This friendly guide gives you an easy-to-understand explanation of auditing — from gathering financial statements and accounting information to analyzing a client's financial position. Packed with examples, it gives you everything you need to ace an auditing course and begin a career today. Auditing 101 — get a crash course in the world of auditing and a description of the types of tasks you'll be expected to perform during a typical day on the job It's risky business — find out about audit risk and arm yourself with the know-how to collect the right type of evidence to support your decisions Auditing in the real world — dig into tons of sample business records to perform your first audit Focus on finances — learn how both ends of the financial equation — balance sheet and income statement — need to be presented on your client's financial statements Seal the deal — get the lowdown on how to wrap up your audit and write your opinion After the audit — see the types of additional services that may be asked of you after you've issued your professional opinion

Wiley CPA Exam Review Fast Track Study Guide

Author: O. Ray Whittington
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470428658
Release Date: 2010-06-15
Genre: Study Aids

THE CPA STUDY GUIDE THAT PUTS YOU ON THE FAST TRACK TO SUCCESS! This tightly focused study guide ––now thoroughly updated to cover the latest changes in the CPA Exam––cuts away all the excess information to simply give you what you need to know. Presenting the absolute key points and precise steps to take in preparing for the CPA Exam, the Wiley CPA Exam Review Fast Track Study Guide, Fourth Edition includes sample questions and solutions that will help you master the CPA Examination.O. Ray Whittington, well-known author and professor, has compiled this book using his extensive experience in preparing candidates for the CPA Exam. His time-honored and highly successful outline approach includes: The most essential and current material needed to successfully pass the exam, including discussion of the simulation-style questions Thoroughly revised content to prepare readers for the new computerized CPA Exam Test-taking strategies, tips, and techniques Coverage of new financial accounting standards including SFAS 155, Accounting for Certain Hybrid Financial Instruments; 157, Fair Value Measurements; and 159, Fair Value Option for Financial Assets and Financial Liabilities Coverage of new auditing standards, especially AICPA Statement on Auditing Standards Nos. 104 through 111 (Risk Assessment Standards) and the latest PCAOBs You can pass the CPA Exam —Wiley CPA Exam Review Fast Track Study Guide, Fourth Edition helps you preparefor, master the concepts in—and pass—the CPA Exam. Don't miss these other important study aids from the Wiley CPA Examination Review: Wiley CPA Exam Review: Two-Volume Set VOLUME 1: Outlines and Study Guides VOLUME 2: Problems and Solutions Wiley CPA Exam Review: Four-Volume Set Auditing and Attestation Business Environment and Concepts Financial Accounting and Reporting Regulation Wiley CPA Exam Review Practice Software Auditing and Attestation Business Environment and Concepts Financial Accounting and Reporting Regulation Wiley CPA Exam Review Focus Notes, Fifth Edition Wiley CPA Exam Review, How to Master Simulations Mastering Accounting Research for the CPA Exam, Second Edition Wiley CPA Exam Review Impact Audios, Third Edition Auditing and Attestation Business Environment and Concepts Financial Accounting and Reporting Regulation

CPA Exam Secrets

Author: Mometrix Media LLC.
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
ISBN: 1609714717
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Business & Economics

CPA Exam Secrets helps you ace the Certified Public Accountant Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive CPA Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. CPA Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to CPA Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; a comprehensive Auditing & Attestation review including: Auditing Objectives and Guidelines, The Basics, Reports on Audited Financial Statements, Subsequent Events, Subsequent Discovery of Facts; a comprehensive Business Environment & Concepts review including: Partnership, Corporations, Sole Proprietorship, Microeconomics, Demand, Supply, Market Equilibrium, Cost of Production, Production; a comprehensive Financial Accounting & Reporting review including: Revenue Recognition, Long-Term Construction Contracts, Leases, Inventories, Changing Prices, Depreciable Assets and Depreciation; a comprehensive Regulation review including: Filing Status, Exemptions, Gross Income, Capital Gains and Losses, Adjustments and Deductions, Tax Calculations and Credits, Other Taxes, Tax Depreciation, and much more...

Accounting For Dummies

Author: John A. Tracy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119245681
Release Date: 2016-06-10
Genre: Business & Economics

Open the books on accounting with this friendly guide Want to make sense of accounting basics but don't know where to begin? This new edition of Accounting For Dummies helps you speak your accountant's language with ease—minimizing confusion as you maximize profits. Written in plain English, it quickly gets you up to speed on how to manage inventory, report income and expenses for private or public companies, evaluate profit margins, analyze business strengths and weaknesses, manage budgets for a better bottom line, and so much more. Whether you're a small business owner, a manager with budget responsibilities, or just want to understand your 401(k) statements, this friendly guide helps you get a handle on all those columns of numbers—without losing your cool. From tips for getting the most out of reading a financial report to ways to analyze and manage profit—and everything in between—it gives you the jargon-free introduction to accounting you need to make sense of those numbers. Get the scoop on accounting basics and standards Read and understand financial statements with ease Report income and expenses for public or private sectors Create great financials and boost your bottom line If the thought of accounting gives you anxiety, you're in luck! Accounting For Dummies is your no-nonsense ticket to success!

McGraw Hill Education 500 Business Environment and Concepts Questions for the CPA Exam

Author: Denise M. Stefano
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071789851
Release Date: 2014-07-11
Genre: Study Aids

500 Ways to Achieve Your Highest Score We want you to succeed on the business environment and concepts portion of the CPA Exam. That's why we’ve selected these 500 questions to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. These questions are similar to the ones you’ll find on the CPA Exam so you will know what to expect on test day. Each question includes a concise, easy-to-follow explanation in the answer key for your full understanding of the concepts. Whether you have been studying all year or are doing a last-minute review, McGraw-Hill Education: 500 Business Environment and Concepts Questions for the CPA Exam will help you achieve the high score you desire. Sharpen your subject knowledge, strengthen your thinking skills, and build your test-taking confidence with: 500 CPA Exam -- style questions Full explanations for each question in the answer key A format parallel to that of the CPA Exam

McGraw Hill Education 500 Financial Accounting and Reporting Questions for the CPA Exam

Author: Frimette Kass-Shraibman
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071807081
Release Date: 2014-10-31
Genre: Business & Economics

500 Ways to Achieve Your Highest Score We want you to succeed on the financial accounting and reporting portion of the CPA Exam. That's why we've selected these 500 questions to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. These questions are similar to the ones you’ll find on the CPA Exam so you will know what to expect on test day. Each question includes a concise, easy-to-follow explanation in the answer key for your full understanding of the concepts. Whether you have been studying all year or are doing a last-minute review, McGraw-Hill Education: 500 Financial Accounting and Reporting Questions for the CPA Exam will help you achieve the high score you desire. Sharpen your subject knowledge, strengthen your thinking skills, and build your test-taking confidence with: 500 CPA Exam-style questions Full explanations for each question in the answer key A format parallel to that of the CPA Exam

Firefighter Exam For Dummies

Author: Stacy L. Bell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470769461
Release Date: 2011-02-02
Genre: Education

Each book covers all the necessary information a beginner needs to know about a particular topic, providing an index for easy reference and using the series' signature set of symbols to clue the reader in to key topics, categorized under such titles as Tip, Remember, Warning!, Technical Stuff and True Story. Original.

Forensic Accounting For Dummies

Author: Frimette Kass-Shraibman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470889282
Release Date: 2011-02-08
Genre: Business & Economics

Each book covers all the necessary information a beginner needs to know about a particular topic, providing an index for easy reference and using the series' signature set of symbols to clue the reader in to key topics, categorized under such titles as Tip, Remember, Warning!, Technical Stuff and True Story. Original.

McGraw Hill Education 2 000 Review Questions for the CPA Exam

Author: Denise M. Stefano
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781259586309
Release Date: 2016-10-14
Genre: Study Aids

Sharpen your skills and prepare for the CPA Exam with a wealth of essential facts in a fast-and-easy Q&A format! Get the question-and-answer practice you need with 2,000 Review Questions for the CPA Exam. Organized for easy reference and intensive practice, the questions cover all essential topics. This book provides thorough coverage of the four sections of the CPA Exam: Auditing and Attestation, Business Environment and Concepts, Financial Accounting and Reporting, and Regulation. The 2,000 practice questions are similar to the exam questions so you will know what to expect on test day. Each question includes a fully detailed answer that puts the subject in context. This additional practice helps you build your knowledge, strengthen test-taking skills, and build confidence. Prepare for exam day with: 2,000 essential questions organized by subject Detailed answers that provide important context for studying Content that follows the real-life CPA exam

1 001 Accounting Practice Problems For Dummies

Author: Kenneth Boyd
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118853221
Release Date: 2015-03-27
Genre: Business & Economics

Get up to speed quickly—review and practice major concepts in accounting! Whether you're looking to improve your classroom experience, or simply become more familiar with accounting concepts, 1,001 Accounting Practice Problems For Dummies is the hands-on tool you need to get a step ahead. The book's practice questions and review content go hand-in-hand with the content offered in Accounting For Dummies, ensuring that you have a working knowledge of the most important concepts and skills in accounting. This practical resource gives you access to tons of helpful online content, including practice problems in multiple-choice format, and customizable practice sets for self-directed study, all available on the go through your smartphone, laptop, or tablet. Practice problems are categorized as easy, medium, or hard, so you can build your knowledge at your own pace. A perfect companion for anyone looking to increase their accounting skills, this book has the added benefit of offering review and practice useful for individuals looking to pass their accounting courses and lay the groundwork for an accounting career. Filled with practice questions, review content, tips, and explanations for anyone interested in accounting principles Includes tons of online practice content, such as multiple choice questions and customizable practice sets, all available with purchase of the book Ideal for individuals looking to pass an accounting class or start a career in accounting Serves as an excellent companion resource to Accounting For Dummies Packed with endless practice opportunities, 1,001 Accounting Practice Problems For Dummies has everything you need to jumpstart your journey into accounting and financial documentation.

Financial Accounting For Dummies UK

Author: Steven Collings
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118554357
Release Date: 2013-03-27
Genre: Business & Economics

Your plain–English guide to financial accounting for students and trainees. Financial Accounting For Dummies provides students who are studying finance, accounting and business with the basic concepts, terminology, and methods to interpret, analyse, prepare and evaluate financial statements. Covers concepts accountants and other business professionals use to prepare reports; mergers and acquisitions purchase and pooling; free cash flow; and financial statement analysis. Whether you′re a student on your way to earning a degree, working towards your ACCA qualification, or a trainee just starting out in your accounts career, Financial Accounting For Dummies gives you a wealth of information to grasp the subject. This UK version is adapted to take in UK accounting practice and international reporting standards Provides a firm grounding in interpreting, analysing, preparing and evaluating corporate financial statements Includes easy–to–understand explanations and real-life examples to consolidate learning