Ledgers & Journals

  1. There are a number of reasons why a company will try to curtail its outstanding supply of stock – either through a fixed-price tender offer or by a series of open market transactions. We'll take a look at what you need to know about treasury stock.

    Getting Acquainted With Treasury Stock

    When publicly traded businesses decided to buy back some of their outstanding shares, ...
  2. How To Analyze A Company's Financial Position

    Find out how to calculate important ratios and compare them to market value.
  3. Financial History: The Evolution Of Accounting

    Follow accounting from its roots in ancient times to the profession we now depend ...
  1. What is the difference between accrual accounting and accounts payable?

    Understand the difference between accrual accounting, an accounting method, and accounts payable, which is a ledger entry ...
  2. How and where is revenue recognized from barter transactions?

    Find out how the IRS requires companies that engage in barter transactions to recognize the revenue from such transactions ...
  3. Given a good bookkeeping system, would financial accounting be necessary?

    Bookkeeping and financial accounting may seem like they are new creations, but variations have been around for millennia. ...
  4. When should a company recognize revenues on its books?

    When a company makes revenues from its operations, it must be recorded in the general ledger and then reported on the income ...
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