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Mercury Group Press Catalog


Nonprofit Accounting and Financial Reporting: Overview for Board, Management, and Staff   by Thomas R. Ittelson (revised 2nd edition September 2017)


With New 2017 Accounting Standards Update. A 260-page simple, yet complete (and very readable) guide to nonprofit accounting and financial reporting for the non-accountant. No

prior accounting knowledge necessary. No jargon used. Immensely helpful information made accessible in an informal and witty way. An accounting book that is actually as enjoyable as it

is useful! Teaching materials are available. Contact us!


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A Picture Book of Nonprofit Financial Statements (Beginner's Guide) 

by Thomas R. Ittelson (April 2017) $15.95 60 pages


With New 2017 Accounting Standards Update. A 60-page simple, visual beginner's guide to nonprofit financial statements! No prior accounting knowledge necessary. All in color pictures! Ideal for non-financial board members, managers, and staff. Pared down to the essentials for easy understanding. Companion book to the above text.


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For-Profit Accounting Textbook by Thomas R. Ittelson (Published by Career Press):


Financial Statements: A Step by Step-by-Step Guide to Understanding and Creating Financial Reports by Thomas R. Ittelson (revised and expanded edition, August 15, 2009)


Now the best-selling book of its kind has gotten even better. This revised and expanded second edition of Ittelson’s masterwork will give you that firm grasp of “the numbers” necessary for business success. With more than 175,000 copies in print, Financial Statements is a perfect introduction to financial accounting for non-financial managers, stock-market investors, undergraduate business and MBA students, lawyers, lenders, entrepreneurs, and more.


Available online from Amazon.

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