Accounting (chapter 9)
Terms in this set (29)
Goods that a merchandising business purchases to sell
A business that purchases an sells goods
retail merchandising business
A merchandising business that sells to those who use or consume the goods.
wholesale merchandising business
A business that buys and resells merchandise to retail merchandising business
An organization with the legal rights of a person and which may be owned by many persons.
share of stock
Each unit of ownership in a corporation.
Total shares of ownership in a corporation.
An owner of one or more shares of a corporation.
A journal used to record only one kind of transaction.
cost of merchandise
The price a business pays for goods it purchases to sell.
The amount added to the cost of merchandise to establish the selling price.
A business from which merchandise is purchased or supplies or other assets are bought.
purchase on account
A transaction in which the merchandise purchased is to be paid for later.
A special journal used to record only purchases of merchandise on account.
special amount column
A journal amount column headed with an account title.
An invoice used as a source document for recording a purchase on account transaction.
terms of sale
An agreement between a buyer and a seller about payment for merchandise.
cash payments journal
A special journal used to record only cash payment transactions.
a deduction from the invoice amount, allowed by a vendor to encourage early payments.
A cash discount on purchases taken by a customer.
general amount column
A journal amount column that is not headed with an account title
The retail price listed in a catalog or on an Internet site.
A reduction in the list price granted to a customer.
An account that reduces a related account on a financial statement.
A petty cash on hand amount that is less than a recorded amount.
A petty cash on hand amount that is more than a recorded amount
Credit allowed for the purchase price of returned merchandise, resulting in a decrease in the customer's accounts payble.
Credit allowed for part of the purchase price of merchandise that is not returned, resulting in a decrease in the customer's accounts payable.
A form prepared by the customer showing the price deduction taken by the customer for returns and allowances.