Learn the history of financial institutions from Africa to China. This is an interactive course. Read about the history of money systems in ancient civilizations. Discover how and where business practices derived and how they affect your present business. Additional current topics include: what the IRS accepts as your bookkeeping system, how to report your income from your business on your tax return, what activities qualify as business deductions, obtaining your Federal Tax ID, city tax ID, and state ID based on profit or nonprofit status, etc.