Accounting for Non-Accountants: The Fast and Easy Way to Learn the Basics

Accounting for Non-Accountants: The Fast and Easy Way to Learn the Basics

Wayne A. Label, Ph.D., CPA received his Bachelor’s of Science at the University of California, Berkeley and his MBA and Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of California, Los Angeles.

He worked in public accounting with an international CPA firm in Los Angeles and New York.

Dr. Label has taught at several universities including: University of Hawaii, UCLA, New York University, and University of Nevada, Las Vegas in the United States, and in Brazil, Boliva, Peru, Chile, Thailand, Germany, Korea and Mexico abroad.

He has written four books on Accounting including Accounting for Non-Accountants which has been published in English, Spanish and Chinese. To accompany this #1 selling book he has written a Study Guide.

Dr. Label has also published more than 40 articles in professional journals and has served as an expert witness for many major corporations.

Accounting for Non-Accountants is a comprehensive guide to accounting concepts and principles designed for those who have no prior knowledge of the subject. Written in an easy-to-understand style, this guide covers all the basics of accounting, including income statements, statements of cash flow, balance sheets, assets and liabilities, double-entry bookkeeping, debits and credits, audits and auditors, and more.

With Dr. Wayne Label’s guidance, readers can quickly learn how to set up an accounting system and meet their business needs. Whether you’re an entrepreneur or simply seeking to improve your knowledge of accounting, this book is an invaluable resource that will provide you with a solid foundation in accounting principles.


How to prepare and use financial statements
How to manage budgets
How to deal with audits and auditors
How to control cash flows
How to use accounting ratios to interpret financial statements

240 pages


First published June 1, 2006

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