Mastering Adjusting Entries

Mastering Adjusting Entries

ISBN: 9781884826252

Learn to set up the trial balance, compute and record all end-of-period adjustments and present the adjusted trial balance. You now have everything needed for the financial statements and tax return. Double-quiz in each section assures that you master it.


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136 pages [55 self-teaching + 81 self-quizzes with detailed answers]

Section 1:  Why we use accruals, deferrals and other adjustments. The difference between cash basis and accrual basis accounting.

Section 2: Accrued revenue. How to record accrued revenue. Examples of different kinds of accrued revenue. Computing and accruing interest receivable. How failure to accrue revenue affects the financial statements.

Section 3: Accrued expenses. How to record accrued expenses. Examples of different kinds of accrued expenses. Computing and recording interest payable. How failure to accrue expenses affects the financial statements.

Section 4: Revenue collected in advance (unearned revenue). How to record unearned revenue. How to accrue revenue earned when the revenue collected was originally recorded in a revenue account v. an unearned revenue account.

Section 5: Prepaid (deferred) expenses. Recording prepayments and adjustments. How to accrue expenses when prepayments were recorded in an expense account v. a prepaid (asset) account.

Section 6: Other adjusting entries. How to compute and record the adjusting entry for bad debt expense for tax purposes v. book purposes. Adjusting entries for depreciation and various cash accounts.

Section 7: From unadjusted to adjusted trial balance. The chart of accounts. Preparing the unadjusted trial balance, entering the adjustments and preparing the adjusted trial balance. A summary of how the adjusted trial balance is used to prepare the income statement, balance sheet and statement of retained earnings. Basics of the post-closing trial balance.

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!