he accountant can find answers to almost any inventory-related question in this book. Within the general area of inventory accounting systems, it addresses data entry for inventory transactions, tracking inventory through different types of manufacturing environments, key control points and related fraud problems, several dozen inventory-related measurements, several inventory report formats, and budgeting for inventory. A large part of the book also covers inventory valuation, including many cost layering systems, the lower of cost or market rule, overhead calculations, joint and by-product costing, and the management of obsolete inventory issues. There are also several chapters devoted to special topics, including IRS inventory rules, counting procedures, best practices related to inventory, transfer pricing, and inventory terminology. Thus, Inventory Accounting not only includes answers to the basic inventory valuation questions, but also provides the accountant with a great deal of additional information related to controls, budgeting, data collection, fraud, and inventory management. --- Nafish Sarwar Islam
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This book is addressed to students from economic higher education system and to the professionals active in financial accounting, insurance, reinsurance and general inventory field. The book is structured in five chapters as follows: Insurance and Reinsurance - Forms of Protection Against Risks, Elements of Insurance. The Insurance Contract, Insurance and Reinsurance Market, Financial Insurance, The Accountancy of the General Inventory of the Patrimony.
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This book is based on thirty private sector companies listed on Bombay Stock Exchange and are engaged in production of goods and services and foreign trade. Data collected for the period of five years from 2001-'02 to 2005-'06 of the accounting year. The book is primarily intended to be used by the students of commerce, business administration, research scholars and by all those aspiring to assume managerial responsibilities in the financial area of business. For the analysis of inventory management of selected Trading Houses, most useful information has been gathered from personal interview of managers of selected companies, published annual reports, various publications, Directory of Indian exporters Published by FIEO, useful web-sites etc. Have been studied. During the course of study hypothesis have been tested with the help of two-way analysis of ANOVA at 5% level of significance.
Cost and Management accounting is very important for control the cost and money. It is a tool which is very important for service and non service sectors. Cost accountancy is an essential part of accountancy, which has been developed to meet the managerial needs of business. Starting off as a branch of financial accounting, cost accountancy has developed so fast in the last few decades that it is difficult to give suitable definition, which fully covers its scope. The management accountant is expected to provide timely, accurate information-.including budgets, standard costs, variance analysis, support day-to-day operating decisions, and analyses of expenditures. So, this book will help to the cost and management accountant very usefully. In this book it is mentioned about the introduction about cost and management accounting, cost terminology and classifications, manufacturing overhead cost allocations, job order costing, process costing, joint and by products, master budget, responsibility accounting and income effecting of alternative inventory costing systems. It will help every business concern to learn how to control the cost though the costing techniques.
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