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  1. 1. ACCOUNTING PROCESS
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING Accounting may be defined as the process of recording, classifying, summarizing, analyzing and interpreting the financial transactions and communicating the results. The American Institute of Certified Public Accounts (AICPA) defined Accounting as “Accountancy is the art of recording classifying and summarizing in a significant manner and in terms of money transactions and events which are in part of at least a financial characters and interpreting the result there of”. Again in 1966, AICPA defines Accounting as “The process of identifying, measuring and communicating economic information to permit; informed judgment and decisions by the uses of accounts”.
  3. 3. ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES Accounting Concepts Accounting Conventions a) Business entity b) Going Concern c) Money Measurement d) Cost Concept e) Accounting period f) Duel aspect g) Accrual Concept h) Matching Cost i) Realization a) Disclosure b) Materiality c) Consistency d) Conservatism
  4. 4. BRANCHES OF ACCOUNTING Accounting has forms of branches as under :- Accountancy Financial Accounting Cost Accounting Management Accounting Tax Accounting
  5. 5. The Accounting Process 1) Identification of Transaction 2) Preparation of Documents 3) Recording of Transaction in Journal 4) Posting to ledger 5) Preparation of Trial Balance 6) Passing Adjusting Entries 7) Preparation of Final A/Cs Profit & Loss A/C Balance Sheet Fund Flow Statement Cash Flow Statement
  6. 6. ACCOUNTING SYSTEM Single Entry System Double Entry System Accrual systemCash System
  7. 7. Single Entry System • The single entry system appears to be time saving and economical but it is unscientific, having number of defects. • Under single Entry system only few personal accounts are kept, as nothings; Expenses / Income accounts are totally ignored. • This system is followed by sole proprietor, having total control on cash as well as on goods. • However this system is not generally followed by any trader.
  8. 8. Double Entry System • The Double entry system is based on scientific principle and is used universally by most of business organizations • Every business transaction involves exchange of equal values or benefits. • Exchange means the act of giving or receiving one thing in return of the other thing or service or benefit. Thus every transaction has two aspects i.e. receiving and giving. • The receiving aspect is also known as the incoming aspect (Debit) and going aspect is known as the outgoing aspect (credit). • Under double entry system books of accounts can be maintained by either cash basis or accrual basis.
  9. 9. Cash System of Accounting • Under cash system of accounting entries are made only when cash is received or paid. • No entry is made when amount is due for receipts or payments. • Income is received is accounted irrespective of period for which relates. • Similarly expenses are restricted to the actual payments made in cash, during the current period is immaterial whether the payments have been made for previous year or subsequent year. • This type of financial statement is suitable for very small business organization, for individual to record his own transaction, for professionals like doctors, lawyers, Chartered Accountant etc.
  10. 10. Accrual System of Accounts • This is also known as mercantile system of accounts. • Under this system business transactions are recorded as and when it take place irrespective of amount / cash received or paid. • Income earned as well as expenses incurred are recorded related to the Particular period. The following are the essential features of accrual basis. a) Revenue is recognized on it is earned, irrespective of whether cash is received or not. b) Costs are matched against revenues on the basis of relevant time period to determined periodic income. c) Costs which are not charged to income are carried forward. Any cost that lost its utility is written off as a loss.
  11. 11. Account • An account is summarized record or statement of all transactions relating to a particular person or to a Assets or liability or income or expense. • According to Koehler's Dictionary for accounts, An account has been defined as a formal record of a particular type of transaction expressed in money. DATE PARTICULARS JF AMOUNT DATE PARTICULARS JF AMOUNT Dr. Cr._________________ Account
  12. 12. Classification of Account Personal Accounts Impersonal Accounts Real Accounts Nominal Accounts Valuation Accounts
  13. 13. Personal Accounts • These accounts show the transactions with customers, suppliers, Money lenders, the banks and the owner. • For example: Aditya’s A/c, Chetan’s A/c, Mr. Hrishikesh and Co. Reliance Industries Ltd., Apna Bazar Co-operative Society Ltd., Mumbai University, Dena Bank etc. Real Accounts Real accounts may be the following types. 1. Tangible real Accounts: These are accounts of such things which are tangible i.e. which can be seen touched or felt physically. Example: Land, Building, Furniture, Cash etc. 2. Intangible real Accounts: These accounts represent such things which cannot be touched, seen or felt physically. Example: Goodwill, Trade marks, Patent right etc.
  14. 14. Nominal Accounts • Nominal Accounts includes accounts of all expenses, losses, incomes and gains. • Nominal Accounts represent only services or uses. Valuation Accounts • Valuation accounts are accounts open to adjust values of assets e.g. provision for Depreciation, Stock Reserve, Provision for doubtful debt A/c.
  15. 15. Personal Account Impersonal Account Accounts Real Account Nominal Account Relating to persons or Institutions. Examples: Akshay’s A/c, Soham’s A/c, Hitesh’s A/c, Bank A/c, University, School, Company Firm etc. Relating to Assets or property Examples: Land & Building A/c, Cash A/c, Debtors A/c, Stock A/c, Goodwill A/c etc. Relating to expenses and Incomes. Examples: Salaries A/c, Rent A/c, Commission A/c, Discount A/c etc.
  16. 16. Rules Of Debit & Credit • The two sides of any account are arbitrarily distinguished. The left hand side of an Account is called Debit side and Right hand side is called the Credit side. • When entry on the left side is made it is called account is debited, and an Entry made on the right hand side of account is called account is credited. Golden Rules Of Debit & Credit Debit the receiver, Credit the giver Debit what comes in, Credit what goes out Debit expenses or losses, Credit Income & gains A Personal A/c B Real A/c C Nominal A/c
  17. 17. Personal Accounts • The personal Account which receives the benefit is debited, while the personal account which gives the benefit is credited. • The rule means, if a person receives anything from the business, his account will be debited in the books of business, and if person gives anything to the business, his account will be credited. Real Accounts • As a thing either comes in into business or goes out of business. • Real account relates to things or property. Hence the rule says if anything is coming into business, account of thing is to be debited and anything is going out of business account of that thing is to be credited.
  18. 18. Nominal Accounts • Being the accounts of losses and expenses or gains and incomes. • The accounts of expenses or losses of the business are to be debited where as the accounts of Incomes or profits are to be credited Exp. Paid salaries. • Here Salary is on expenditure of the business and therefore Salary account is to be debited. • In the transaction “Received Interest from A & Co” Interest is an Income of the business and hence Interest Account is to be credited. Payment of Salary, rent loss on sale of Assets. Bad Debts etc. Debit losses and expenses. Received Commission. Interest Discount etc. Credit Incomes and Gains. Nominal AccountsDr. Cr.
  19. 19. BOOKS OF ACCOUNTING JOURNAL LEDGER TRIAL BALANCE FINAL ACCOUNT
  20. 20. JOURNAL  It is essential in a business to record each and every transaction immediately after it takes place.  To record transaction a separate book called “Journal” is maintain.  To record non cash transactions like Credit Sales, Credit Purchases, Sales Returns, Purchase Returns. These Books are called Subsidiary books.  Journal can be defined as a subsidiary book in which all day-to-day monetary transactions of business are recorded first as and when they take place in chronological order (i.e. date wise), in debit and credit form and in a systematic manner.  Journal is also known as “Prime Entry” or “Original Entry” book. Because transactions are first entered in this book and then they are posted in the Ledger.
  21. 21. Date Particulars Voucher No. LF Dr. Amt (Rs.) Cr. Amt (Rs.) Layout of Journal
  22. 22. LEDGER  It is principle book of accounts relating to a particular person or property or revenue or expenses are recorded in summarize form.  It contains all accounts i.e. set of accounts such as real, nominal and personal.  Main function is to sort out all items from journal.
  23. 23. Date Particulars J.F. Amount Date Particulars J.F. Amount Dr. Cr.
  24. 24. POSTING  Every transaction is first recorded in book of original entry and then it is posted in to ledger.  Posting is made on debit side account which is debited and also to credit side account which is credited.  Entry on debit side starts with ‘To’ whereas on credit side its starts with “by”.  Name of credit account is written on credit side and name of debit account is written on debit side.
  25. 25.  Each account in ledger may have same entries on debit side of account & credit side of accounts.  Difference in total both sides termed as “ Balance Of Accounting”.  Process of extracting balance and inserting it on lesser side of an account is called ‘Balancing’ or ‘Closing’ of accounts. BALANCE AND BALANCING ACCOUNTS
  26. 26. TYPES OF BALANCE  Debit - If the debit side of account is heavier then its credit side balance is debit balance.  Credit - If the credit side of account is heavier then its debit side, balance is credit balance.
  27. 27. TRIAL BALANCE • The fundament principle of double entry book keeping is that debit must be equal to credit. In other words, debit aspect of any transaction is always equal to its credit aspect. • A trial balance is a summary of all the ledger balances outstanding as on particular date. • List of debit balances and credit balances should be equal. It said that Trial balance is tallied. • When trial balance tallies it establishes the arithmetical accuracy of record. • It is a statement prepared before preparing the final accounts. • It is a link between books of account and final accounts i.e. the Trading & Profit & Loss A/c and Balance Sheet.
  28. 28. Types of Trial Balance Trial balances are of two types: 1. Gross Trial Balance • Gross Trial Balance is prepared by taking all ledger account debit total and credit total, instead of considering ledger balances, as on a particular date. 2. Net Trial Balance (concern with) • Net trial balance is list of debit & credit balance, taken from ledger accounts on particular date. • Normally, net trial balance is prepare, since it is transferred to final accounts and personal and real accounts balance are carried forward from current year to subsequent year.
  29. 29. Sr. No. Name of Account Total debit side (Rs.) Total credit side (Rs.) 1 Ketan‟s Capital 5,000 76,000 2 Opening Stock 10,000 - 3 Purchases 2,10,000 2,000 4 Sales 2,000 3,05,000 5 Sales Return 18,000 - 6 Expenses 27,000 - 7 Customers 1,20,000 26,000 8 Suppliers 12,000 80,000 9 Cash 6,000 - 10 U. C. Bank 96,000 17,000 5,06,000 5,06,000 Gross Trial Balance can be as under –
  30. 30. Net Trial Balance can be as under – Sr. No. Name of Account Total debit side (Rs.) Total credit side (Rs.) 1 Opening Stock 12,000 - 2 Capital - 1,02,000 3 Purchases 2,10,000 - 4 Purchase Return - 6,000 5 Sales - 3,11,000 6 Sales Return 4,000 - 7 Expenses 28,000 - 8 Plant & Machinery 1,20,000 - 9 Customers 80,000 - 10 Suppliers - 62,000 11 Cash 6,000 - 12 Bank balance 21,000 - 4,81,000 4,81,000
  31. 31. SOME IMPORTANT ITEMS AND THEIR BALANCES Drawings Debit Balance Purchases Debit Balance Expenses Debit Balance Carriage Inwards Debit Balance Carriage Outwards Debit Balance Stock (opening) Debit Balance Interest Paid Debit Balance Loan Given Debit Balance Assets Debit Balance Sales Return Debit Balance Investments Debit Balance Goodwill Debit Balance Cash Debit Balance Capital Credit Balance Incomes Credit Balance Loan Taken Credit Balance Interest Received Credit Balance Suppliers Credit Balance Return Outwards Credit Balance
  32. 32. Example
  33. 33. Date Particulars Amount Jan 1 Pandu started business with cash 20000 Jan 3 He opened a current account in the bank 5000 Jan 7 Purchased goods on credit from shubham and discount of Rs100 was given 4000 Jan 10 Paid to shubham in full settlement 3900 Jan 13 Machinery Purchase 2000 Jan 16 Goods sold to swati 3000 Jan 18 Amount Received from swati 1000 Jan 20 Salaries Paid 700 Jan 23 Rent Received 300 Jan 28 Goods Purchased from Shrikant 4000 Jan 31 Depreciation on Machinery 700 Pass Journal Entries with the following information also prepare Ledger and Trial Balance
  34. 34. Date Particulars L.F. Debit Rs. Credit Rs. 2006 Jan 1 Cash A/c Dr. To Capital A/c (Being Pandu started business wit cash) 20000 20000 Jan 3 Bank A/c Dr. To Cash A/c (Being amount paid into Bank) 5000 5000 Jan 7 Purchase A/c Dr. To Shubham A/c (Being goods purchase from shubham) 3900 3900 Jan 10 Shubham A/c Dr. To Cash A/c (Being amount paid to shubham who allowed discount) 3900 3900 Journal:
  35. 35. Date Particulars L.F. Debit Rs. Credit Rs. Jan 13 Machinery A/c Dr. To Creditors A/c (Being purchase of machinery on credit) 2000 2000 Jan 16 Swati A/c Dr. To Sales A/c (Being sales of goods to swati) 3000 3000 Jan 18 Cash A/c Dr. To Swati (Being amount received from swati) 1000 1000 Jan 20 Salaries A/c Dr. To Cash A/c (Being payment of salaries) 700 700 Jan 23 Cash A/c Dr. To Rent A/c (Being rent received) 300 300
  36. 36. Date Particulars L.F. Debit Rs. Credit Rs. Jan 28 Purchas A/c Dr. To Shrikant A/c (Being goods purchased from Shrikant) 4000 4000 Jan 31 Depreciation A/c Dr. To Machinery A/c (Being depreciation on machinery) 100 100 Total 44100 44100
  37. 37. Date Particulars J.F. Amount (Rs.) Date Particulars J.F . Amount (Rs.) 2006 Jan 1 Jan 18 Jan 23 Feb 1 To Capital A/c To Swati To Rent A/c To Balance b/d 20000 1000 300 2006 Jan 3 Jan 10 Jan 13 Jan 20 Jan 31 By Bank A/c By Shubham By Machinery A/c By Salaries A/c By Balance c/d 5000 3900 2000 700 9700 21300 21300 9700 Ledger Accounts Cash Account Dr. Cr.
  38. 38. Date Particulars J.F. Amount (Rs.) Date Particulars J. F. Amount (Rs.) 2006 Jan 3 Feb 1 To Cash A/c To Balance b/d 5000 5000 5000 2006 Jan 31 By Balance c/d 5000 5000 Bank Account Dr. Cr. Purchases Account Dr. Cr. Date Particulars J.F . Amount (Rs.) Date Particulars J. F. Amount (Rs.) 2006 Jan 7 Jan 28 To Shubham To Shrikant 3900 4000 7900 2006 Jan 31 By Trading A/c 7900 7900
  39. 39. Shubham’s Account Dr. Cr. Date Particulars J.F . Amount (Rs.) Date Particulars J. F. Amount (Rs.) 2006 Jan 10 To Cash A/c To Discount A/c 3900 100 4000 2006 Jan 7 By Purchas A/c 4000 4000 Discount Received Account Dr. Cr. Date Particulars J.F . Amount (Rs.) Date Particulars J. F. Amount (Rs.) 2006 Jan 31 To Profit and Loss A/c 100 100 2006 Jan 10 By Shubham 100 100
  40. 40. Capital Account Dr. Cr. Date Particulars J.F . Amount (Rs.) Date Particulars J. F. Amount (Rs.) 2006 Jan 31 To Balance c/d 20000 20000 2006 Jan 1 Feb 1 By Cash A/c By Balance b/d 20000 20000 Machinery Account Dr. Cr. Date Particulars J.F . Amount (Rs.) Date Particulars J. F. Amount (Rs.) 2006 Jan 13 To Cash A/c 2000 2000 2006 Jan 31 By Depreciation A/c By Balance c/d 100 1900 2000
  41. 41. Swati’s Account Dr. Cr. Date Particulars J.F . Amount (Rs.) Date Particulars J. F. Amount (Rs.) 2006 Jan 16 Feb 1 To Sales A/c To Balance b/d 3000 3000 2000 2006 Jan 18 Jan 31 By Cash A/c By Balance c/d 1000 2000 3000 Salaries Account Dr. Cr. Date Particulars J.F . Amount (Rs.) Date Particulars J. F. Amount (Rs.) 2006 Jan 20 To Cash A/c 700 700 2006 Jan 31 By Profit and Loss A/c 700 700
  42. 42. Sales Account Dr. Cr. Date Particulars J.F . Amount (Rs.) Date Particulars J. F. Amount (Rs.) 2006 Jan 31 To Trading A/c 3000 3000 2006 Jan 16 By Swati 3000 3000 Rent Account Dr. Cr. Date Particulars J.F . Amount (Rs.) Date Particulars J. F. Amount (Rs.) 2006 Jan 31 To Profit and Loss A/c 300 300 2006 Jan 23 By Cash A/c 300 300
  43. 43. Shrikant’s Account Dr. Cr. Date Particulars J.F . Amount (Rs.) Date Particulars J. F. Amount (Rs.) 2006 Jan 31 To Balance c/d 4000 4000 2006 Jan 28 Feb 1 By Purchase A/c By Balance b/d 4000 4000 4000 Depriciation Account Dr. Cr. Date Particulars J.F . Amount (Rs.) Date Particulars J. F. Amount (Rs.) 2006 Jan 31 To Machinery A/c 100 100 2006 Jan 31 By Profit and Loss A/c 100 100
  44. 44. Trial Balance as on 31 January 2006 Particulars L.F. Debit (Rs) Credit (Rs) Cash A/c Capital A/c Bank A/c Purchases A/c Machinery A/c Swati’s A/c Salaries A/c Sales A/c Rent A/c Depreciation A/c Srikant’s A/c Total 9,700 - 5,000 7,900 1,900 2,000 700 - - 100 - - 20,000 - - - - - 3,000 300 - 4,000 27,300 27,300
  45. 45. Notes : 1. The trial balance, prepared as above contains the list of all ledger accounts except Shubham’s account which is closed and does not show any balance (the totals of the debit and credit of Shubham’s account are equal). 2. Cash account, bank account, purchases account, machinery account, Swati’s account, salaries account, depreciation account, and interest on capital account show debit balance (excess of debit over credit). Hence, the balance has been shown in the debit column. In the same way, capital account, discount account, sales account, rent account, and Srikant’s account show credit balance, so the amount has been written in the credit column. 3. The total of the debit and credit side each is Rs. 27,400 and is equal.
  46. 46. Project Made By: • Soham Pawar 16106A1002 • Aditya Phatak 16106A1012 • Hitesh Bhagwat 16106A1022 • Hrishikesh Patil 16106A1032 • Akshay Indalkar 16106A1042 • Chetan Patil 16106A1052
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