Accounting Education

Calculating depreciation using the SLN function

When teaching depreciation in Introduction to Accounting, faculty always cover a variety of different depreciation methods, including straight-line depreciation. Next time you teach this topic, build your students’ Excel skills by showing them how to use the straight-line (SLN) function in Excel.

Make the first day of your online class count

Your first remote class of the semester is your chance to let students know what to expect, start building connections with them, and help them get comfortable with the technology. Try these tips for getting a remote semester off to a great start.

Use Excel PivotTables to quickly analyze grades

Use Excel PivotTables to quickly analyze grades Want to quickly sort the data in your Excel gradebook by category, such as section number or teaching assistant’s name? PivotTables let you view this data with ease.


Get your clients ready for tax season

These year-end tax planning strategies address recent tax law changes enacted to help taxpayers deal with the pandemic, such as tax credits for sick leave and family leave and new rules for retirement plan distributions, as well as techniques for putting your clients in the best possible tax position.


Keeping you informed and prepared amid the coronavirus crisis

We’re gathering the latest news stories along with relevant columns, tips, podcasts, and videos on this page, along with curated items from our archives to help with uncertainty and disruption.