Current Portion of Long Term Debt

The current portion of long term loan or long term debt is a current liability. It is the amount of debt principal repayable within 12 months of the balance sheet date. The current portion of long-term debt is not the same as short term debt.

Current Portion of Long Term Debt August 24th, 2018Team
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Property Purchase Deposit Journal Entry

A business pays a cash deposit to secure the acquisition of a property. At the end of the accounting period the contract is not completely satisfied and the deposit is held on the balance sheet as a current asset. Subsequent to the year end the property purchase is completed and the deposit is used in part settlement for the purchase.

Property Purchase Deposit Journal Entry June 7th, 2018Team
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Purchase Allowance Journal Entry

A business receives a purchase allowance from a supplier in respect of faulty goods. The supplier issues a credit note for 1,500 and the amount is posted to the purchase allowance contra expense account.

Purchase Allowance Journal Entry January 30th, 2018Team
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Goods Given as Charity Journal Entry

A business records an bookkeeping entry for goods given to charity. Since the goods are given free of charge they have no sales value and cannot be recorded as sales and therefore the cost of goods needs to be removed from the purchases account and transferred to a charitable expenses account.

Goods Given as Charity Journal Entry November 28th, 2017Team
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Goods Distributed as Free Samples

A business records an accounting entry for free samples given to customers. Since the free promotional samples have no sales value they cannot be recorded as sales and therefore the cost of the samples needs to be removed from the purchases account and transferred to a promotional expenses account.

Goods Distributed as Free Samples November 28th, 2017Team
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Cash Deposit Bank Journal Entry

A business maintains a checking account with a financial institution to allow it to make day to day deposits and withdrawals of cash. A cash deposit in bank journal entry is used to record the transfer of the physical cash held by the business to the bank account.

Cash Deposit Bank Journal Entry November 17th, 2017Team
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Petty Cash Replenishment

When a business maintains an imprest system of petty cash it is necessary to replenish the fund at the end of an accounting period. A journal entry is used to record the petty cash expenditure incurred during the period and to reflect the cash used for replenishment.

Petty Cash Replenishment September 28th, 2017Team
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Reimbursed Employee Expenses Journal

Accounting for reimbursed expenses requires two journal entries, the first is to record the expense and the liability to the employee, the second is to record the payment to the employee to clear the liability.

Reimbursed Employee Expenses Journal July 18th, 2017Team
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Cash Over Journal Entry

A cash register reconciliation carried out by a retail business shows a cash overage arising from the difference between the cash receipts counted on the register and the sales recorded on the cash register tape.

Cash Over Journal Entry May 2nd, 2017Team
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Cash Shortage Journal Entry

A cash register reconciliation carried out by a retail business shows a cash shortage arising from the difference between the cash receipts counted on the register and the sales recorded on the cash register tape.

Cash Shortage Journal Entry April 26th, 2017Team
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Rent Deposit Accounting Journal Entry

A rental deposit is paid by a business to a landlord when renting premises. The deposit is refundable but is held by the landlord as security in the event that the business has caused damage to the property or has rent outstanding when the property is vacated.

Rent Deposit Accounting Journal Entry April 13th, 2017Team
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