• Ctrl+1: Opens the Format Cells menu

  • Ctrl+Shift+&: Places a border around a cell or group of highlighted cells

  • Ctrl+Shift+-: Removes the border

  • Ctrl+Shift+$: Turns a cell or highlighted row or column into a dollars-and-cents format

  • Windows logo key+E: Opens Windows Explorer


Revenue recognition: A complex effort

Implementing the new standard requires careful judgment. Learn how to make significant accounting judgments and document them and collaborate with peers for consistent application.


How to Excel pivot a general ledger

The general ledger is a vast historical data archive of your company's financial activities, including revenue, expenses, adjustments, and account balances. J. Carlton Collins, CPA, shows how to prepare data for, and mine data with, PivotTables.


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Recent news included IRS actions that affect individuals and partnerships and a possibly influential move by a Big Four accounting firm.Take this short quiz to see how much you know about the news.