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This paper defines the purpose of accounting and identifies the four basic financial statements, explaining how they are interrelated and why they are useful. Paper Introduction: Accounting and Financial Statements The purpose of accounting is to identify and record all activitiesthat impact the organization financially which would include suchactivities as sales and purchases interest earned and other monetarytransactions Karimi n d Accounting provides the information needed tomake sound financial decisions Financial Accounting n d Accountingenables a business to track its income and outflow in a systematic mannerand identify ...
(IASC). On 1 April 2001, the new IASB took over from the IASC the responsibility for setting International Accounting Standards. During its first meeting the new Board adopted existing IAS and SICs. The IASB has continued to develop standards calling the new standards IFRS.
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Calculate Retained Earnings
And yet retained earnings are the glue that hold your accounting reports together, if you don’t maintain the integrity of the retained earnings then your balance sheet is just a piece of paper with funny marks on it. Calculating retained earnings is an intellectually simple process that is easy in concept but can cause many complications in practice. A Rose by Any Other Name Depending on where you are from and what accounting system you use retained earnings could alternatively be called accumulated earnings, accumulated profit, accumulated income, accumulated surplus, earned surplus, undistributed earning, or undivided ... market research, surveys and trends
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G20 leaders might have hailed the move towards convergence on accounting standards as a means of strengthening global financial markets. But, as Martin Walker explains, not everyone believes a single set of accounting standards is the best option. We live in interesting times. The UK, in particular, has suffered a major setback as a result of a worldwide recession caused by excessive credit expansion. These events have revealed enormous gaps in our understanding of how financial markets and financial governance systems work. They have also given rise to searching questions about the pace and fragility of stock market based ... market research, surveys and trends

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IBM 2Q09 Quarterly Earnings Report
ARMONK, N.Y., July 16, 2009 . . . IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced second-quarter 2009 diluted earnings of $2.32 per share compared with diluted earnings of $1.97 per share in the second quarter of 2008, an increase of 18 percent. The earnings per share results were the highest for any first, second or third quarter in the company's history, adjusted for stock splits. Second-quarter net income was $3.1 billion compared with $2.8 billion in the second quarter of 2008, an increase of 12 percent. Total revenues for the second quarter of 2009 of $23.3 billion decreased 13 percent (7 percent, adjusting for currency) from the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
IBM 1Q09 Quarterly Earnings Report
ARMONK, N.Y., April 20, 2009 . . . IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced first-quarter 2009 diluted earnings of $1.70 per share compared with diluted earnings of $1.64 per share in the first quarter of 2008, an increase of 4 percent as reported. First-quarter net income was $2.30 billion compared with $2.32 billion in the first quarter of 2008, a decrease of 1 percent. Total revenues for the first quarter of 2009 of $21.7 billion decreased 11 percent (4 percent, adjusting for currency) from the first quarter of 2008. “IBM continued to perform well in a very difficult economic environment. This was due to our long-term strategic ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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("Company") today announced fiscal 2010 third quarter net sales of $407.6 million, a 3 percent increase compared with the year-ago period. Fiscal 2010 third quarter income from continuing operations was $21.3 million compared with $22.3 million for the prior-year period. Diluted earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations for the third quarter of fiscal 2010 were $0.48 compared with $0.52 for the prior year. Net sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2010 were benefited by a 4 percent increase in unit volume while acquisitions and the translation ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. Announces First Quarter 2010 Financial Results
HONG KONG, Jun 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. (AERL) , which operates through its subsidiaries and related promoter companies as a VIP room gaming promoter, today announced unaudited and unreviewed financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2010. All currency amounts are stated in United States dollars. AERL Chairman Lam stated, "In the first quarter of 2010, AERL saw 79% year-over-year revenue growth as the Macau gaming markets continued the recovery, which started in July 2009 from the impact of the global economic crisis. ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Working with Financial Statements - Guide for Cooperative Members ...
standing cooperative financial statements. Financial strength determines a cooperative's ability .... Retained earnings are not allocated to individual mem - ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Statement of Retained Earnings
The statement of retained earnings is the second financial statement prepared. ... payments or distributions to owners and decrease retained earnings. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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Distribution/Retained Earnings/Financial Statements - S-Corp ...
Here is the hypothetical situation, Income of 120K/year in 2009, say a salary of $60K via own W2, So there is approximately $60K Net for distributions. Here are my questions. 1) Do the financial statements such as P&L and Balance Sheet differ for S-Corp? If yes, what are the differences? 2) Do you able to point me to the sample formats of S-Corp financial statements? 3) Do we need to distribute whole $60K of above example in 2009 or Is it possible to distribute $30K in 2009 thru 1120S/K-1 and carry forward $30K for 2010 for S-Corp? How does this situation reflect/record in financial statements/Retained Earnings? 4) As these ...
WikiAnswers - Financial Statements Questions including "How does ...
The statement of cash flows reports a. Cash flows from Operating Activities b. Total Assets c. Total Changes to Stockholder Equity d. Changes to Retained Earnings? a) Cash flows from Operations. It also provides information on cash flows from investing activities and finance activities. Popularity: 1   •   Tools:  Recategorize Do condo association members have the right to audited financial statement? In most condominium associations, unit owners are also known as association members. You can find your answer in your governing... Popularity: 1   •   Tools:  ...