Advanced Bookkeeping

Bookkeeping – Estimates (Lesson 82)

There are many transactions in accounting requiring the accountant to use estimates for the respective debits and credits.  The following five lessons cover how estimating is performed with depreciation, payroll benefits, bad debts, warranties and extraordinary […]

Report Analysis - How to Read the Statements

Fixed Asset Turnover Rate

The fixed asset turnover rate is another activity ratio whereby an income statement financial characteristic is compared to a balance sheet asset section.    In this case, comparing adjusted sales against historical cost of fixed […]

Marginal Value

EBITDA

EBITDA is an acronym for Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization.   The value is generally known as operational profit before capital expenditures and tax obligations.   EBITDA is frequently used for estimating value […]