Unbalanced Trial Balance Errors

A trial balance will not balance if there are errors in the double entry bookkeeping system, To help find and correct the unbalanced trial balance a number of different shortcut techniques can be applied.

Unbalanced Trial Balance Errors December 7th, 2017Team
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Bank Transaction Journal Entries

The bank transaction journal entries below act as a quick reference, and set out the most commonly encountered situations when dealing with the double entry posting of banking transactions. In each case the journal entries show the debit and credit account together with a brief narrative.

Bank Transaction Journal Entries November 17th, 2017Team
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Currency Forward Contract – Imports

When a business undertakes import trade with overseas suppliers and makes payment in a foreign currency it needs to try and protect itself from fluctuations in the currency exchange rate. One method of achieving this is to buy the foreign currency using a currency forward contract.

Currency Forward Contract – Imports October 6th, 2017Team
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Foreign Exchange Forward Contract Accounting

When a business undertakes export trade with overseas customers and receives payment in a foreign currency it needs to try and protect itself from fluctuations in the exchange rate. One method of achieving this is to sell the foreign currency using a foreign exchange forward contract.

Foreign Exchange Forward Contract Accounting October 5th, 2017Team
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Foreign Currency Transaction Bookkeeping

When a business trades overseas either importing from suppliers or exporting to customers, the transactions are normally conducted in a foreign currency. Since the business reports in a different currency it must reflect any exchange gain or loss when accounting for foreign currency transactions.

Foreign Currency Transaction Bookkeeping July 25th, 2017Team
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Accrual to Cash Conversion

The accruals and cash basis of accounting are two different methods of preparing financial statements. A business can calculate information relating to cash receipts and payments from it’s accrual based accounting system using accrual to cash conversion formulas.

Accrual to Cash Conversion May 16th, 2017Team
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Cash to Accrual Conversion

The cash and accruals basis of accounting are two different methods of preparing financial statements. The conversion from cash basis to accrual basis can be carried out using cash to accrual conversion formulas.

Cash to Accrual Conversion May 9th, 2017Team
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Accrued and Deferred Income and Expenditure Journals

The accrued and deferred income and expenditure journal entries below act as a quick reference, and set out the most commonly encountered situations when dealing with the double entry posting of accrual and deferral transactions.

In each case the journal entries show the debit and credit account together with a brief narrative.

Accrued and Deferred Income and Expenditure Journals May 9th, 2017Team
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Accruals and Deferrals

Accrual and deferral journal entries are posted to ensure that revenue and expenditure are included in financial statements on an accruals not a cash basis.

Accruals and Deferrals September 18th, 2017Team
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