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Bookkeeping for Nonprofits: A Step-By-Step Guide to Nonprofit Accounting

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BOOKKEEPING FOR NONPROFITS

Bookkeeping for Nonprofits is a hands-on guide that offers nonprofit leaders, managers, and staff the tools they need to create and maintain a complete and accurate set of accounting records. This much-needed resource provides those with little or no bookkeeping experience with practical advice in a highly accessible format.

Written by Murray Dropk
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Paperback, 236 pages
Published May 18th 2005 by Jossey-Bass
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Libby
Jan 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
finally making some headway into understanding ledgers.
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"by definition, a set of books is balanced when the sum of the total of all accounts equals zero. in order for this to be possible, some accounts will have a debit (positive) balance and others will have a credit (negative) balance. to make sense of the accounting equation when analyzing a ledger, you need to know which accounts normally have a debit balance and which accounts normally have a credit balance... net assets normally have a
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Kirk Lowery
Jul 24, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: business
This book provides an introduction to the arcane world of non-profit bookkeeping (well, any accounting subject is arcane!). Since I am not a professional accountant, I found the book to be very helpful, although most of the material was unfamiliar. But the authors do not assume any accounting knowledge by the reader and explain all the jargon and concepts. Most importantly, they explain why the principles and procedures are important. It doesn't replace the accountant because a lot of principles ...more
Barry
Aug 22, 2008 rated it liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
Too U.S.-Centric for my purposes, but clearly a useful basic NFP bookkeeping guide. Well laid out and organised.
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