Mastering Correction of Accounting Errors

Mastering Correction of Accounting Errors

ISBN: 9781884826269

You start by learning how to do the monthly bank reconciliation and move on to uncovering and correcting errors in the trial balance and in the accruals and deferrals. Double-quiz in each section assures that you master it.

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130 pages [67 self-teaching + 63 self-quizzes with detailed answers]

Section 1: Where errors occur and how to find them. 10 common causes of errors. 5 areas where most errors occur. How to analyze errors to correct them.

Section 2: Performing the bank reconciliation. Step-by-step instructions on how to do a bank reconciliation and record the required journal entries. How to correct errors found on the bank statement or in the ledger Cash account.

Section 3: Using the trial balance to find errors. Finding and correcting errors in the trial balance or errors that do not show up on a trial balance.

Section 4: Correcting current-period accrual errors.

Correcting accrued expenses: How to correct an accrued expense recorded for too little or too much or omitted entirely. Correcting journal entries when the expense was originally recorded in an expense account v. a prepaid (asset) account. Impact on the financial statements if each kind of error is not corrected.

Correcting accrued revenues: How to correct accrued revenue recorded for too little or too much or omitted entirely. Correcting journal entries when the original entry was recorded in a revenue v. unearned revenue account. Impact on the financial statements if each kind of error is not corrected.

Section 5: Correcting current-period deferral errors.

Correcting deferred expenses: How to correct too little or too much expense recognized or deferred. Correcting journal entries when the prepayment was recorded in an expense account v. prepaid (asset) account. Impact on the financial statements if each kind of error is not corrected.

Correcting deferred revenues: How to correct too little or too much revenue recognized or deferred. Correcting journal entries when a payment received in advance was recorded in a revenue v. unearned revenue account. Impact on the financial statements if each kind of error is not corrected.

Publisher: AIPB
  • • Complete preparation for the national Certified Bookkeeper exam!
  • • Double-quiz in every workbook section assures mastery of every skill!
  • • Workbook quiz questions mimic the national exam questions!