Accounting articles

What is contra entry?

What is contra entry?Is a Certificate of Deposit a Capital Asset?These allow for a single readjustment of the interest rate, at a time of the consumer's choosing, during the term of the CD. Sometimes, financial institutions introduce CDs indexed to t... Read more

Advance payment

Advance paymentIn addition, you have to carefully monitor the cash value to make sure it doesn’t drop too far, or you may lose your coverage. But if you have a fairly large cash value with consistent returns, you can keep coverage in place for years... Read more

What is the journal entry of cash received

When an individual takes money out of the petty cash fund, he notes it in the petty cash ledger. The purchase can then be made for the business and any money left over can be taken back to the petty cash fund. Petty cash funds are often created by a... Read more

Cash receipt — AccountingTools

Cash receipt — AccountingToolsAn additional posting must be made to balancing the transaction. Therefore, a credit is needed for one or more other accounts that are affected by collecting cash. The cash receipts journal is an important tool to keep t... Read more

Net Realizable Value Formula

Net Realizable Value FormulaNet Realizable Value FormulaAn accounts receivable balance is converted into cash when customers pay their outstanding invoices, but the balance must be adjusted down for clients who don’t make payment. NRV for accounts re... Read more

Overview of Key Elements of the Business

Overview of Key Elements of the BusinessInvesting activities include cash activities related to noncurrent assets. Financing activities include cash activities related to noncurrent liabilities and owners’ equity. The operating cash flows component o... Read more