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First lessons in book-keeping by single and double entry ...

Williams, Louis L.

First lessons in book-keeping by single and double entry ...

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Published by Williams & Rogers in Rochester, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bookkeeping

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Williams & Rogers.
    ContributionsRogers, Fernando E., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5635 .W718 1889
    The Physical Object
    Pagination 80 p. incl. forms.
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6980226M
    LC Control Number07003793
    OCLC/WorldCa5111933


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Especially designed for use in district and graded schools and for evening classes in business colleges by Williams, Louis L. (Louis Lafayette), ; Rogers, Fernando E First lessons in book-keeping by single and double entry, with and exercise in business practice for use in all schools in which the commercial branches are taught.

Especially designed for use in district and graded schools and for evening classes in business :// Get this from a library. First lessons in book-keeping by single and double entry with and exercise in business practice for use in all schools in which the commercial branches are taught.

Especially designed for use in district and graded schools and for evening classes in business colleges. [Louis Lafayette Williams; Fernando E Rogers] Single-entry bookkeeping is characterized by the fact that only one entry is made for each transaction, just like in your check register.

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One is a debit (DR) and the other a credit (CR). As a result: Firms using the double-entry approach report financial results with an accrual reporting system. Firms using single-entry approach are Note: Double-entry bookkeeping means that every transaction will involve a minimum of two accounts.

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The main principle of double entry bookkeeping is that for every financial transaction an entry is made to two or more accounts. Entries on the debit side of the ledger record what comes into Double entry bookkeeping basics The transaction is recorded as a “debit” (Dr.) in one account, and a “credit” (Cr.) entry in the other account.

The debit entry will be recorded on the debit side (left-hand side) of a Nominal ledger and the credit entry will be recorded on the credit side (right-hand side) of Bookkeeping in a business firm is the basis of the firm's accounting system.

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