In accounting, it’s important to understand the different types of financial statements in order to be able to use them properly. The first important financial statement is the balance sheet. A balance sheet is an accounting tool that shows a company’s financial position at a certain point in time. In this post, we will discuss some
In accounting, T-accounts are used to track economic activity within the business. A T-account is an individual record of an increase/decrease in an asset, liability, stockholder’s equity, revenue, or expense. Each T-account consists of three parts: the title of the account, a debit, and a credit. A debit is the left side of the account.
In small business accounting, some concepts can be trickier than simply recording assets, liabilities, and transactions. Some companies receive advances in payments before actual services are performed. In accounting, this is called Unearned Revenue. Unearned revenue must be reported in order for companies to comply with GAAP* principles. When the company receives an advance, it