The objectively of accounting information is enable users to
To make sound financial decisions.
Trade discounts are given for
A trade discount represents the reduction in cost of goods or services sold in the business environment. Trade discounts can help small businesses save money when purchasing goods or services from suppliers. Many suppliers require small businesses to pay within a specific time frame to receive the trade discount.
One of the main reasons why firms offer trade discounts is to encourage debtors to clear their outstanding balances quickly.
When closing stock is overstated, it would reduce,
when closing stock is overstated, the cost of goods available for sale will be high and the gross profit low. The higher the cost of sales, the lower the gross profit
Which of the following is not a source document?
The types of sources documents are:
A fixed assets fully written-down by a trader is now considered to be worth ₦5,000. The double entry required to reflect this is debit
Debit asset account with 5000 and credit capital account with 5000.
Which of the following is a book of ordinary entry?
Books of original entry refers to the accounting journals in which business transactions are initially recorded. The information in these books is then summarized and posted into a general ledger, from which financial statements are produced.
The main books of prime entry are:
A balance sheet shows only
A balance sheet is a financial statement that reports a company's assets, liabilities and shareholders' equity.
The process of entering transaction from one book to another is
Posting in accounting is when the balances in sub-ledgers and the general journal are shifted into the general ledger.
Which of the following is a trading account item?
Carriage inwards is the shipping and handling costs incurred by a company that is receiving goods from suppliers. It is added to the cost of purchase and recorded in the trading account
The addition of prime cost and factory overhead is
The cost of goods manufactured equation is calculated by adding the total manufacturing costs; including all direct materials, direct labor (prime cost) and factory overhead; to the beginning work in process inventory and subtracting the ending goods in process inventory.