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Income Statements for Service Companies

Service companies have the most basic income statement of all the types of companies. Since service based companies do not sell a product, the income statement will not contain cost of goods sold. Therefore,

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Revenue Recognition

When to Recognize Revenue Revenue recognition is one of the most important concepts in accounting. Deciding when to record revenue and expenses can have a huge impact on the financial statements. Incorrectly

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The Trial Balance

The trial balance is a list of all the accounts a company uses with the balances in debit and credit columns. There are three types of trial balances: the unadjusted trial balance, the adjusted trial balance

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Adjusting Journal Entries

What are adjusting journal entries? The matching principle states expenses must be matched with the revenue generated during the period. The purpose of adjusting entries is to ensure that all revenue and

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The Accounting Equation

Accounting is all about balance. Each time we engage in a transaction, there are at least two things that are happening. Usually, we give up something to receive something we need. For example, when you

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