Now that you’ve completed the readings, your task is to write a two-page paper explaining what you know thus far about the nature of accounting. Include at least 2 sources of information as a part of your paper. You may cite a source from your reading but please also include one new source of information. It may be a book or electronic article. Your paper should address the following points:
- A brief historical timeline of the accounting field
- The purpose of accounting
- Types of accounting- Discuss at least 3 specific sectors of accounting that relate to specific industries
Submit the following documents by the due date. Be sure to follow these requirements in your work:
- Type your assignment in an MS Word document (.doc or .docx).
- Do not copy word for word from the textbook or any websites you visit.
- Times New Roman, 12pt Font, double spaced