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QuickBooks 2013 For Dummies by Stephen L. Nelson, MBA, CPA

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Appendix B

If Numbers Are Your Friends

You don’t need to know much about accounting or about double-entry bookkeeping to use QuickBooks, which, as you know, is most of its appeal. If you’re serious about this accounting business or serious about your business, consider finding out a bit more; setting up QuickBooks and understanding all the QuickBooks reports will be easier, and you’ll be more sophisticated in your accounting, too.

casestudy.eps Just because the accounting in this appendix is a little more complicated doesn’t mean that you can’t understand it. To make this whole discussion more concrete, I use one running example. I hope it helps you out! If nothing else, it’ll inspire you to get into the rowboat rental business.

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