Tag: double entry

Accounting Documents & Accounting Cycles

It is important that you know the type of documents commonly used to record the occurrence of transactions (Can you think of any examples?). Some of them are:- Official receipts Normally you will get these when you make payment over the counter to the cashier ...

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The Income Statement

  Remember in my previous post on the Balance Sheet? The Balance Sheet shows the “position” of an entity at a certain point in time. However, the Income Statement shows a different picture than the Balance Sheet – Income Statement or Profit and Loss...

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The Balance Sheet

  As discussed in my earlier posts, the balance sheet shows the financial position of an entity. In addition to the example introduced earlier whereby the owner contributed $10,000 cash at bank as capital (please refer to my post titled Debits and Credits), t...

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Debits and Credits

  These two words are typical to the world of accounting and they relate to the Accounting Equation: – Assets = Liabilities + Owners’ Equity Under what we called double entry system in accounting, each transaction must be recorded TWO times. For ...

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