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Ricky's Basic Accounting Mini-Course for Tax Preparers

Use Promo Code "Learn7" and Get 20% Off!                       *Expires 6/11


Our course re-teaches the basic elements of accounting, needed for the correct and proper preparation of individual income tax returns. Many tax preparers struggle with tax and accounting situations and feel like they need assistance; they usually consult with co-workers and friends. In this course you will learn about several subjects that you might have forgotten, feel insecure about, or simply don't know the technical accounting guidelines. Course version: 2011 / 2012 Edition.

The course demonstrates the accounting basics in an interactive manner. You will enjoy the way the material is taught - with an innovative and fresh approach. Overall, the course is a great read! It's easy to understand and uses an interesting real-world small business example!




 When you complete the course you will be able to:

Prepare accounting reports. Learn how to create a balance sheet step-by-step; as well as the income statement and the cash flow statement. After constructing the statements you will understand their purpose and the important relationship between them.

Calculate cost of goods sold. You will learn how to separate cost of goods sold (COGS) and cost of service from expenses.

Understand accrual vs. cash methods. You will understand the accrual vs. the cash method of accounting and how to report each method to the IRS.

Analyze business accounting. Learn to differentiate the systems between a service company and a manufacturing company.

Capitalize vs. Expense. When to capitalize an item vs. expensing the item in accordance to the IRS.

Calculate depreciation. You will calculate straight-line depreciation and learn how to properly report it to the IRS.

Use tax schedule C. Manage cash vs. accrual earnings and interpret the differences to the IRS using Schedule C.

LIFO and FIFO. If you are confused about LIFO vs. FIFO, here is your opportunity to truly grasp the concept.

Report inventory. How does inventory affect the income statement? You will learn the answer, but most importantly,  you will discover how you can keep clients from paying additional taxes.

Practice. Gain accounting practice by completing real journal entries.


An Added Bonus: Real Tax Exercises

We guarantee that after completing our course you will be motivated to search for even higher sources of accounting to further sharpen your skill set! We know you'll broaden your services and acquire more clients! Our mini-course uses a complete training method. It uses simple explanations that you will easily understand and put into practice immediately. You can apply the knowledge from this course with clients in the following trades:

Dry Cleaners 
Liquor stores 
Artisan Trades - (electricians, handyman, carpet installers, roofers)
General Contractors 

 Dentists, Retail Stores, and Lawyers 

After mastering this mini-course, we know that you'll prepare your client's tax returns with confidence and eliminate the fear when it comes to preparing more complicated returns. The course is simple and challenging at the same time. All together it is a fairly short course, but you will need to truly master it and apply yourself. Once you do, you will have a totally different perception toward tax preparation, particularly if you encounter more than the basic issues with your clients.


Here Is What You Get:

1.PDF files that you can download right from your desk anytime. Simply print out what you need and you're set! Special Limited Offer: As part of this special promotion, we are giving you 7 days of support, FREE of charge.

2.Support in English and Spanish. If you have any questions regarding this course, you can e-mail us and one of our staff members will return your email promptly (standard business hours). The support service is valid for a full 7 days after the date of purchase. A fee will apply after this period if you need additional support. This service is for e-mail questions only, we currently do not operate a dedicated call center.

3.You will have instant access to download the course to your computer. After your purchase, please download the course by going to the "Download Center" area of our site. Note that our system will only allow you three downloads, please keep the downloaded file in a safe location.

4.Take advantage of our guarantee. Enjoy a FREE look at the course - if you think the course will greatly benefit you and your client's - purchase the complete material!  We are offering you the course at the promotional price of just $29.95!

Think of the additional services that you will be more confident to offer your clients after finishing the course. Think of the extra revenue you can earn offering new services, the possibilities are endless when you are educated and prepared!

"Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity"
~ Vince Lombardi  Football Coach


Special Limited Offer
The course normally sells for $59.99 without the additional e-mail support. Now it's being offered to you, our valued student, for only $28.95. You save 50% if you order before this offer expires. The course material will be available for immediate download after purchase.

Take A Free Look At The Course

Browse through the chapter samples and see for yourself why Ricky's Basic Accounting Course has received such enthusiastic reviews. Click below to browse chapter samples.

Week One

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Week Three

Week Four

Week Five

Note that the course material will be ready and available for immediate download after purchase.




Disclaimer: This mini-course is designed to only provide educational material in regards to the subject matter covered. Your purchase is made with the understanding that A & B Office, and its staff is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting, or other professional services. If legal or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional should be sought.


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