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List of Accounting Topics:

Following is the list of all accounting topics that have been explained on this website:

Financial Accounting Topics:

Introduction to Accounting Transactions and Accounting Equation
Need and importance of accounting
Accounting as a business language
Bookkeeping versus accounting
Branches of accounting
 

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Definition and explanation of a business transaction
Features of a business transaction
Classification of business Transactions
Cash and Credit Transactions
 

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Analysis of Business Transactions Journal, Ledger and Trial Balance
Analysis of Business Transaction
Double Entry System
Single Entry System
Difference Between Double Entry System and Single Entry System
 

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Classification of accounts
Rules of debits and credits
Journal
Ledger
 

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Accounting for Bills of Exchange Special Journals
Definition and Explanation of Bill of Exchange
Types and Classification of Bill of Exchange
Accounting Treatment of Bill of Exchange
Discounting of a Bill of Exchange
 

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What is Subdivision of Journal
Purchases Journal
Sales Journal
Purchases Returns Journal
 

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Cash Book Final Accounts
Definition and Explanation of Cash Book
Simple or Single Column Cash Book
Two/Double Column Cash Book
Treble/Three Column Cash Book
 

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Definition and Explanation of Final Accounts
Trial Balance - A Starting Point for Final Accounts
Meanings and Sources of Revenue
Direct and Indirect Expenses
 

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Work Sheet Capital and Revenue Items
Explanation of work sheet
 
 
 
 

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Capital Expenditures
Revenue Expenditures
Difference between Capital Expenditure and Revenue Expenditure
When Revenue Expenditures are not regarded as Revenue Expenditures?
 

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Valuation of Inventories Accounts of Non-profit Making Organizations
Classification of Inventory
Difference between Perpetual and Periodic Inventory System
Basic Issues in Inventory Valuation
Average Cost Method
 

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Definition and Explanation of No-profit Organizations
Receipts and Payments Account
Difference Between Cash Book and Receipt and Payment Account
Income and Expenditure Account
 

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Cash Flow Statement Accounting Ratios Analysis
Definition, Explanation and Purpose of the Statement of Cash Flows
Classification of Cash Flows
Format and Sections of Cash Flow Statement
Steps in Preparing Cash Flow Statement
 

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Meanings, Nature and Usefulness of Ratios Analysis
Interpretation of Ratios
Important Factors for Understanding Ratios Analysis
Significance and Usefulness Ratios Analysis
 

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Managerial Accounting Topics:

Financial Statements Cost Volume Profit Relationship
Income statement
Cost of Goods Sold Statement
Cost of Goods Manufactured Statement
Balance Sheet - Report Form
 

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Contribution Margin
Contribution Margin Ratio (CM Ratio)
Contribution Margin Income Statement
Break-even Point Analysis
 

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Variable Costing System Materials and Inventory Cost Control
Variable Costing Versus Absorption Costing System
Income Comparison of Variable and Absorption Costing
Advantages, Disadvantages and Limitations of Variable Costing System
Variable Costing and Theory of Constraints
 

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Need for Materials Cost Control
Requirements for a System of Materials Control
Stock Control
Reorder Level
 

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Activity Based Costing System Standard Costing and Variance Analysis
Definition and Explanation of Activity Based Costing
Treatment of Costs Under Activity Based Costing (ABC) System
Activity Based Costing and Top Management
Activity Based Costing, GAAP and External Reports
 

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Definition and Explanation of Standard Cost
Purposes and Advantages of Standard Costing System
Setting Standards
Materials Price Standard
 

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Balanced Scorecard  
Definition and Explanation of Balanced Scorecard
Characteristics of Balanced Scorecard
Delivery Cycle Time
Throughput (Manufacturing Cycle) Time
 

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Financial Accounting Topics


  Introduction to Accounting
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  Transactions and Accounting Equation
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  Analysis of Business Transactions
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  Journal, Ledger and Trial Balance
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  Accounting for Bills of Exchange
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  Special Journals
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  Cash Book
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Bank Reconciliation Statement
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  Final Accounts
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  Work Sheet
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  Capital and Revenue Items
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  Valuation of Inventories
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  Accounts of Non-profit Making Organizations
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  Statement of Cash Flows
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  Accounting Ratios Analysis
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  Depreciation, Provisions and Reserves
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  Accounting Dictionary
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  Financial Calculators
 
 
 
Managerial Accounting Topics

  Financial Statements
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  Cost Volume Profit Relationship
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  Variable Costing System
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  Materials and Inventory Cost Control
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  Activity Based Costing System
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  Standard Costing and Variance Analysis
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  Balanced Scorecard
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  Capital Investment Analysis/Capital Budgeting
 

 

 

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