ACCOUNTING FOR NON-ACCOUNTANTS
Accounting provides information that helps people in business increase their chances of making decisions that will benefit their companies. Accounting is the language of business. It is the process of recording, classifying, and summarizing economic events through certain documents or financial statements. Like any other language, it has its own terms and rules. To understand how to interpret and use the information accounting provides, you must first understand this language. Understanding the basic concepts of accounting is essential to success in business.