Accounting, also known as the language of business, is one of the most important information sources about business. The aim of this course is to show the role and use of accounting information in the legal context. In the first part of the course, a brief introduction to the accounting system and financial statements will be given. This parts aims to discuss the purpose of accounting and provide students with a basic understanding of the application of concepts and conventions, the procedures for recording business events, and compiling the financial database to develop financial statements. The second part constructs a bridge between Turkish Tax Legislation and accounting applications in the business environment. Determination of the tax base of a business is one of the most important reasons why a business is required to prepare its financial statements. Requirements demanded by Tax Legislation and consequent sanctions and penalties in case of failure of compliance with these requirements are discussed. Other than tax base determination, financial statements have critical functions for professionals in the business environment. Financial statements help one to understand the activities and performance of each business, which is crucial for professionals in the business environment such as regulators, managers, investors, and all other stakeholders. The third part of the course discusses the analysis of financial statements to assess business activities and make necessary financial decisions based on these assessments. This part also investigates the ways to manipulate financial statements to defraud investors and other people who have interests in the business by discussing a contemporary example, namely the Enron Case. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the accounting system, tax applications, financial analysis and management, which will be useful in different types of legal cases, including tax filing, bankruptcy, merger and acquisition and fraudulence in capital markets.