Accounting: Chapter 6 Vocab

The amount of cash loans that the company received from the bank during the year – Cash flows from financing activities
net loss – Excess of total expenses over total revenues
Cash-basis accounting – Does not matches expenses with revenue, only records transactions when the cash received or paid.
Monetary unit assumption – Principle that assumes transactions and events can be expressed in money units
accounting cycle – the series of accounting activities included in recording financial
information for a fiscal period
FASB Accounting standards codification – advanced computer system reorganizes many divergent elements to review study and research topics
Independent Contractor – One who is paid by a company to carry out a specific task or job but is not under the direct supervision or control of the company.
operating cycle – The time it takes to buy / sell inventory (or provide service) and collect the cash
Revenues – Increase in retained earnings from delivering goods or services to customers or clients.
Steps to ensure the accuracy of records – system of controls
external auditors
board of directors
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compound journal entry – an accounting entry that involves more than two accounts
Determining profit through the capital account – if the capital account has increased, then there was a net income recorded last fiscal period, if the account has decreased, then there was a net loss last fiscal period.
TEST!! Free cash flow – Operating cash flow + investing cash flow
owner distributions – when a corp distributes assets to its owners it decreases both company assets ad total equity – opposite of owners investment.
retained earnings – the amount of net income retained in the corporation
Revenue – Total amount of goods and sales sold
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Partnership – A business that is formed when two or more proprietors join together to own a business

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