From the Back Cover
From the general ledger to the balance sheet — solvebookkeeping problems with ease
In order to become a certified bookkeeper, you need to pass thetest recently introduced by The American Institute of ProfessionalBookkeepers. No worries with this easy-to-follow guide! Thishands-on workbook gets you up to speed in all the basics ofbookkeeping, from setting up a company's books and recordingtransactions to managing employee payroll, handling governmentpaperwork, and closing out the books. With the featureddemonstration problems, complementary examples, and multiple-choicequestions, you'll sharpen your bookkeeping skills for the realworld and improve your performance on any test.
- Practice key concepts and skills through real-world bookkeepingproblems
Know where you went wrong (or right) with a problem throughstep-by-step answers
Track day-to-day business operations, handle cash, and developinternal controls
Prove out your books, do your taxes, and get ready for a newbookkeeping year
About the Author
who earned her MBA from EmoryUniversity’s Goizueta Business School, enjoys helping peopledevelop good financial, investing and tax-planning skills.
While getting her MBA, Lita worked as a teaching assistant for thefinancial accounting department and ran the accounting lab. Aftercompleting her MBA, she managed finances for a small nonprofitorganization and for the facilities management section of a largemedical clinic.
She designs and teaches online courses on topics such as investingfor retirement, getting ready for tax time and finance andinvesting for women. She’s written over 20 books includingReading Financial Reports For Dummies
and Trading ForDummies.
Lita was the content director for a financial services Website, MostChoice.com, and managed the Web site, Investing forWomen. As a Congressional press secretary, Lita gained firsthandknowledge about how to work within and around the Federalbureaucracy, which gives her great insight into how governmentprograms work. In the past, Lita has been a daily newspaperreporter, magazine editor, and fundraiser for the internationalactivities of former President Jimmy Carter through The CarterCenter.