Accounting Practices: The New Zealand Context (3e) : 9781442562554

Accounting Practices: The New Zealand Context (3e)

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Pearson New Zealand
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The practical nature of Accounting Practices – the New Zealand Context makes this book suited to anyone wanting to increase their knowledge of accounting practices, or to fill gaps in their bookkeeping knowledge. The text has been written specifically for students taking the New Zealand Diploma of Business paper 501 Accounting Practices.

The author’s clear, straightforward writing style and her thorough understanding of the learning process make this book a key resource for all accounting students.

Table of contents
  1. The general journal
  2. Goods and services tax
  3. The general ledger
  4. Specialised journals
  5. Subsidiary ledgers
  6. Inventory methods
  7. Petty cash and bank reconciliations
  8. Balance-day adjustments
  9. Non-current assets and depreciation
  10. Financial statements
  11. Computerised accounting packages
  12. An introduction to other entities
  13. Partnerships
  14. Cash budgets
Features & benefits
  • The text has been fully updated to reflect the 2010 GST changes.
  • The text includes many fully worked, comprehensive examples which clearly illustrate the concepts covered.
  • Each chapter includes detailed activities for students to work through.
  • GST is introduced very early, in Chapter 2, and is integrated into all subsequent chapters.
  • Three detailed activities using MYOB and QuickBooks are included in the text.
  • A supplementary CD providing answers to textbook activities accompanies the textbook
Author biography
Ruth McIntosh is a lecturer at Open Polytechnic, and is currently the course lecturer for 501 Accounting Practices. She has taught accounting and taxation papers at Open Polytechnic since 1990. Ruth is a chartered accountant (CA). Her qualifications include a Master of Business Studies (MBS) (Accounting) and Diploma in Accountancy (Taxation) from Massey University. Ruth also has considerable experience working in chartered accountancy firms in New Zealand.
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