Double Entry: How the Merchants of Venice Created Modern Finance
, by Jane Gleeson-White, is reviewed.
In defense of double entry accounting.
Double entry accounting, or the concept of debits and credits, remains relevant in time of computerized accounting system. Software developers still must have the knowledge of double accounting and the traditional systems to be able to gather, analyze and present financial information. Aside from providing a basic knowledge foundation, double entry accounting also serves as a natural...
- Double Entry
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- Double-Entry Bookkeeping in Early-Twentieth-Century China
Early Nineteenth Century Accounting by an Adolescent Merchant
An examination of the account books of John Myers, a seaport trading merchant from Norfolk, VA, from 1800 to 1804 shows an evolution over time from the recording of simple financial transactions in double entry format with no distinction between personal and business affairs, to the detailed accounting and reporting for increasingly complex business dealings with his trading partners. This...
Who Was Luca Pacioli?
Almost everyone who has taken a basic accounting course has heard the name Luca Pacioli linked with the beginnings of double-entry bookkeeping, but very few people know anything more about this fascinating and very significant man. This article seeks to remedy that situation and illuminate the fascinating early history of the profession. The earliest discovered records based on the double-entry...
David Allen: Bowling, Pizza Unchanged in Montclair
The Bowlium, the classic bowling alley at 4666 Holt Blvd. in Montclair, opened in 1958, two years after the city incorporated. In fact, based on a rendering in the manager's office that I saw a few years back, Montclair was still known as Monte Vista, its short- lived original name, as the 32-lane alley was planned. With its double-arched entry, stone exterior and swanky coffee shop, the Bowlium...
Openings and Remodels
We're going to do what I'd like to call an elevated pub style of food-burgers, fries, all with very fresh ingredients. ... Also whatever I can get that's locally sourced, I want to get that as well," said owner Don Galligan. According to its website, the Bittercreek remodel will feature improved mid-room seating, new artwork and new lighting, while Red Feather will boast new furniture, a new ...
A Hard Sell -- Falling On Hard Times, Nineteenth Century Club to Liquidate Antiques, Mansion
One of the last of the turn-of-the-century mansions that once lined Union Avenue was at home in an era that knew gas lights, horsehair sofas, horse-drawn buggies and marble busts. It began as a private home completed in 1909 by a lumberman whose name sounded like a soap-opera character. Roland Darnell had an eye for fine domestic oaks, Caribbean mahogany and European architecture. His house had...
Skip High Waterpark Fees and Enjoy Free Swimming at Local Pools
Director of aquatics Kenny Gonzales noted the "zero-depth entry" at San Pedro Park, referring to the beachfront-style entrance of half-an-inch of water in reaching the maximum five-foot depth. The Lady Bird Johnson pool at 10700 Nacogdoches boasts "double zero-entry," with two sides upon which excited children can run along before reaching its own maximum five-foot depth, [Hank...
They're Small but They Pack a Punch
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Six Bedrooms in Close-in Chevy Chase
Curb appeal is the key when it comes to a classic brick Colonial comfortably situated on one of Chevy Chase's many tree-lined streets. A nicely landscaped yard and a dramatic double-door entry make the home at 2710 Daniel Road easy on the eyes. The home is on the market for $1,399,000.
500th anniversary of double-entry bookkeeping to be celebrated.
Scotland - Brief Article
Construction Safety Award
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PeerAssist, a leading developer of tailored construction management software solutions, raises the bar for construction safety with their new application, Certification Assist. This unique construction safety certification software allows contractors to oversee and track all employees to determine who has, needs or is going to need additional safety...
Audit of Clerk's Office Completed ; Checks, Balances Found to Be Lacking
Jacobs says outside auditors' review of Clerk's Office complete An independent review into how cash transactions are handled in the Erie County Clerk's Office is finally complete, a year after County Clerk Christopher L. Jacobs said he uncovered a lack of checks and balances in the department.Jacobs recently reported that an internal risk assessment conducted by the certified public accounting...
Builder of the Week / Make Cordova the Town Your Own -- Neighborhood Inspiration to Family Living
Finding your dream home is a major accomplishment. But finding your dream home in a great neighborhood, well that's what you'll find at Cordova The Town. And you'll discover when you see the model home that it comes packed with the most popular amenities like hardwood floors, a double-door entry, granite countertops, an island sink in the kitchen, three bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths and a three-car...
for Dec. 17 BASEBALL: New Era Park will hold a two-day holiday baseball tournament for boys ages 9 to 12 on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 28-29 at New Era Park Depew, 3950 Broadway. Cost is $40 per player. To register visit www.newerapark.com or contact New Era Park Depew at 681-3001.BASKETBALL: The Aaron Graves Memorial Tournament will be held Dec. 27-29 at the Gloria J. Parks Community Center (3242 ...
- Medidata Solutions Announces Rave 5.5; Industry's First Local Language Translation Workbench Allows for Truly Global, Enterprise-Wide EDC Deployments; Double Data Entry Feature Merges Paper and Electronic Trials.
The Profitable Nonprofit
Trying to detect fraud in an environment of collusion is more difficult than trying to get a teenager to clean his room. At each step, multiple individuals are all bent on self preservation, and they can use uniform deception, concealment, and rationalization tactics that can be insurmountable. Collusion adds significant costs and delays to the investigation. Break the chain of collusion and the...
Governmental Accounting in Portugal: Why Accrual Basis Is a Problem1
Until the end of 1997, governmental accounting in Portugal was characterised as essentially cash-based budgetary accounting, using single-entry as the bookkeeping method. The only compulsory accounting system was Budgetary Accounting. As many countries all over the world, nowadays Portugal is implementing a reform of the whole governmental accounting, which has as most important innovations the...
Paramus: $1,080,000 Five-bedroom, five-bath center-hall colonial in Fairway Oaks development has formal living and dining rooms, conservatory with wall of windows, office/bedroom with built-in wet-bar area, great room with vaulted ceiling and fireplace, eat-in kitchen with island and breakfast section, sunroom, double-story entry, master-bedroom suite with fireplace, full finished basement, deck...
- NetLogic Microsystems Announces New NETLite[TM] Processor Delivering Double the Performance and Density for Next-Generation High-Volume Entry-Level Enterprise Switches and Routers.
The home's windows both protect and reveal. Well-placed, heavily framed French doors and windows welcome light and introduce the interior and the exterior with understated landscaping, including wrap-around patios and stone pathways that wend irregularly, in proportion to the whole. Garden views to the side and back patios have sun and display a perimeter of trees- sentries along the wood fence...