The comprehensive textbook on corporate accounting for self-employed people in sole proprietorship and executives in large, medium-sized or small businesses. It conveys the basics, shows connections and gives interpretations that are necessary in order to get a comprehensive picture of the financial situation of a company. Part A: Financial accounting Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Balance sheet Chapter 3: Income statement Chapter 4: Bookkeeping and annual financial statements Chapter 5: Valuation problems in financial statements Chapter 6: Accounting for various legal forms Chapter 7: Analysis of balance sheet and income statement Chapter 8: Cash flow statement Chapter 9: Consolidated accounting Part B: Cost accounting Chapter 10: Introduction Chapter 11: Cost type accounting Chapter 12: Cost center accounting Chapter 13: Cost unit accounting Chapter 14: Cost accounting systems