Accounting Principles, 13th Edition

ISBN: 9781119411017

Accounting Principles provides students with a clear introduction to fundamental accounting concepts with an emphasis on learning the accounting cycle from a sole proprietor perspective. This product helps students get the most out of their accounting course by making practice simple. Streamlined learning objectives help students use their study time efficiently by creating clear connections between the reading and the homework.


  • Expanded Review and Practice Section: Updated with new brief exercises, including solutions, to provide students with additional practice opportunities within the text.
  • Modular Presentation of Managerial Topics: This feature enables instructors to customise the course more easily. For example, there is an expanded discussion of incremental analysis and regression analysis, and a new section on ABC.
  • Accounting Cycle Connections: Added to the accounting cycle sections and topics, this feature helps students make connections between the different steps of the accounting cycle and adds emphasis with explanations, illustrations, and homework problems on the accounting cycle.
Jerry J. Weygandt
Paul D. Kimmel
Donald E. Kieso
Chapter 1. Accounting in action
Chapter 2. The recording process
Chapter 3. Adjusting the accounts
Chapter 4. Completing the accounting cycle
Chapter 5. Accounting for merchandising operations (perpetual approach)
Chapter 5A. Accounting for merchandising operations (periodic approach)
Chapter 6. Inventories (perpetual approach)
Chapter 6A. Inventories (periodic approach)
Chapter 7. Accounting information systems
Chapter 8. Fraud, internal control and cash
Chapter 9. Accounting for receivables
Chapter 10. Plant assets, natural resources and intangible assets
Chapter 11. Current liabilities and payroll accounting
Chapter 12. Accounting for partnerships
Chapter 13. Corporations: Organisations and capital stock transactions
Chapter 14. Corporations: Dividends, retained earnings and income reporting
Chapter 15. Long-term liabilities
Chapter 16. Investments
Chapter 17. Statement of cash flows
Chapter 18. Financial statement analysis
Chapter 19. Managerial accounting
Chapter 20. Job order costing
Chapter 20A. Job order costing (non-debit and credit approach)
Chapter 21. Process costing
Chapter 21A. Process costing (non-debit and credit approach)
Chapter 22. Cost-volume-profit
Chapter 23. Incremental analysis
Chapter 24. Budgetary planning
Chapter 25. Budgetary control and responsibility accounting
Chapter 26. Standard costs and balanced scorecard
Chapter 27. Planning for capital investments
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