By David Alexander, Christopher Nobes

ISBN-10: 0273709267

ISBN-13: 9780273709268

ISBN-10: 1408212099

ISBN-13: 9781408212097

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Explain your reasons. 5 with the answers of students from different national backgrounds. Try to explore likely causes of any major differences that emerge, in terms of legal, economic and cultural environments. 12 .. 5 How cash flows fit in Summary Exercises 14 14 15 21 22 27 29 30 30 After studying this chapter carefully, you should be able to: n describe the principles underlying the recording of financial data; n outline the form and properties of income statements and balance sheets; n explain the relationships between assets, liabilities, equity, revenue and expense; n prepare simple financial statements from details of transactions.

Totals have been put in on each of these tables, both for each of the four quarters and for each of the two sides. This is just to prove at each stage that the system is working properly both logically and numerically. There is no need for you to add the totals on your large sheet of paper and, indeed, since you are recording the adjustments cumulatively you would find it messy to do so. 16. 16 Working paper after Transaction 4 Applications Assets Property Inventory Cash Expenses Sources 50,000 45,000 55,000 Capital and Liabilities Capital Loan 100,000 50,000 Revenues Transaction 5 is more interesting.

This expense is called ‘depreciation’; it is a charge for the wearing out of the asset. There is further examination of the recognition of revenue and of depreciation in Chapters 8 and 9. IAS 1 (paragraph 26) describes the accruals basis of accounting, but notes that ‘the application of the matching concept does not allow the recognition of items in the balance sheet which do not meet the definition of assets or liabilities’. This confirms the point made in Chapter 2 that the IASB Framework gives primacy to the definition of asset/liability rather than revenue/expense.

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