The detailed record of the changes in a particular asset, liability, or owner's equity during a period. The basic summary device of accounting.
A liability for which the business knows the amount owed but the bill has not been paid.
Chart of Accounts
A list of all the accounts with their account numbers.
Compound journal entry
Same as a journal entry, except this entry is characterized by having multiple debits and/or multiple credits. The total debits still equal the total credits in the compound journal.
The right side of an account.
The left side of an account.
The chronological accounting record of an entity's transactions.
The record holding all the accounts.
The balance that appears on the side of an account - debit or credit - where we record increases.
Represents debts the business owes because it signed promissory notes to borrow money to purchase something.
A written promise for future collection of cash.
Copying amounts from the journal to the ledger.
Expenses paid in advance for their use.
Summary device that is shaped like a capital "T" with debits posted on the left side of the vertical line and credits on the right side.
A list of all the accounts with their balances.