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Accounting or accountancy is the measurement, processing, and communication of financial information about economic entities such as businesses and ... More »

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The early development of accounting dates back to ancient Mesopotamia, and is closely related to developments in writing, counting and money and early ...

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The name that looms largest in early accounting history is Luca Pacioli, who in 1494 first described the system of double-entry bookkeeping used by Venetian ...

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Introduction to Accounting. Accounting is a profession used to make financial and business decisions. Billions of dollars exchange hands every day, in millions ...

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Jul 24, 2013 ... The history of accounting included is a general overview of larger events which have all contributed to modern day accounting.

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Jan 19, 2017 ... Today's accountants are masters of a varied art, with knowledge spanning finance, legislation, and more. But how did it all begin?

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There are many stories of how accounting began, but most writers agree that it has a long history, going back 5,000 years or so. Legend has it that wealthy ...

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Mar 11, 2015 ... This guide on the history and development of the accounting profession and practice produced by the Business Reference Section of the ...

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Accounting history can be traced back to a book called Summa de arithmetica, geometria, proportioni et proportionalita, written by the Italian mathematician, ...

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Most of the ideas and principles for modern accounting systems were developed long time ago and here we briefly review the history of accounting from the ...