Transparency

Accountants like to talk about transparency, the principle that financial statements should give a clear and accurate portrait of a company’s performance. Accounting is important because you need a transparent view of your business’s performance.  What are your sales?  Your expenses?  How profitable is your company?  What assets do you own?  How much cash do […]
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A simple bookkeeping spreadsheet in Google Drive

I developed a simple Google Drive template that will allow you to keep a set of books for a simple business.  This will work for a simple business that has a few similar transactions a month.  You can access the template here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AuBVuYUx84SfdHh2TW52d0Jmd3FINmQ0TGlUUXp4dlE&usp=sharing This is a view-only file in Google Drive. It cannot be edited. […]
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