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Various Types of Transactions – Collection from Other Source of Revenue and Income (Part 4)

As mentioned in my post: Various Types of Transactions – Part 1, Introduction, there were 5 examples of other source of revenue or income highlighted – interest income, dividend income, rental income, proceeds from disposal of assets and compensation r...

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Various Types of Transactions – Collection from Sales or Services Rendered (Part 3)

For profit orientated entities, revenue is the “bloodline” of the businesses. The cash collected from invoicing or billing is vital in keeping the businesses up and running – meeting all sorts of daily expenses. Depending on the nature of the bus...

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Various Types of Transactions – Contribution of Capital from Owners (Part 2)

When owners inject cash into businesses as capital, the double entry to record this type of transactions is: – Balance Sheet Income Statement DR CR DR CR Petty cash/cash at bank XXXX Capital XXXX Cash injections could be done by way of contributing ̶...

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Various Types of Transactions – Introduction (Part 1)

It is easier to understand the basic principles and concepts of accounting once you are familiar with the types of transactions that a typical business entity has to deal with. There is no better place to start with knowing what kind of receipts a typical busi...

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Cash Basis Vs Accrual Basis of Accounting

Many small businesses use cash basis of accounting to record transactions, especially those who prepare the accounts once a year. Please refer to my post: Preparing Accounts of Small Businesses Once A Year – Tips and Pitfalls To Avoid for further illustr...

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Inventories or Stocks – Part 3, Cost Formula

In Example 1 of my previous post, Inventories or Stocks – Part 2, Methods of Recording in General Ledger, the cost of purchasing inventories had been fixed in order to show the effect of two different methods of recording in General Ledger clearly. In realit...

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