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Accounting

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    1410
  • Accounting is the measurement, processing, and communication of financial information about economic entities such as businesses and corporations and conveys this information to a variety of users, including investors, creditors, management, and regulators. Accounting typically is classified into four branches: Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Tax Accounting, and Auditing.

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