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View Resource AccountingStudents

AccountingStudents is a new resource center for accounting students by AccountingNet (discussed in the June 18, 1998 Scout Report for Business & Economics). Tips on taking the CPA exam, campus interviews, and finding a job are provided in addition to scholarship and discussion forum listings. A research library is also available with links to university homepages, accounting firms, and GAAP and...
View Resource Analyse Sales Data with Excel Pivot Tables

Accounting Web's follow-up to David Carter's popular tutorial, Budgeting With Pivot Tables (reviewed in the January 27, 2000 Scout Report for Business and Economics), provides step-by-step instructions on how to "import sales data in a Text file format using the software's Import wizard." This tutorial's instructions are available online, but may also be downloaded in MS Word. In addition, the...
View Resource Introduction to Accounting

Accounting can strike fear into the hearts of many, particular around the ides of April here in the United States. Beginning students of the field and small business owners will breathe a bit easier after looking over this easy to use and informative site. As the homepage remarks, this site will help users learn the basics of accounting and also give them the opportunity to solve common-place...
View Resource Basic Accounting Lesson Plans

Are balance sheets, income statements and cash flow statements keeping you up at night? Well, beginning accounting students (or others with an interest in such matters) will appreciate these basic accounting lesson plans, provided courtesy of the website. The first section contains a number of lesson plans and worksheets that include topics such as the fundamental concepts of...