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Balance Sheet

COURSE 2 - The Balance Sheet          The balance sheet (also called statement of financial position) reports the financial position of the business at a point in time. It does so by listing the categories and amounts of assets, liabilities and equity on a specific date, in a format that proves the fundamental accounting equation. ASSETS = EQUITY + LIABILITIES or ASSETS – LIABILITIES = EQUITY   Formats of presentation      Regardless of...

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The Balance Sheet

equity on January1, 2012 called the balance sheet. The report the reader will see below is a current balance sheet for a company called Custom Building that I personally work with. Working one on one with the owner has offered quite a bit of experience in the accounting world. The reader will be able to view the balance sheet below, following the explanation of the balance sheet for Custom Building discussed in full. Custom Building Company Balance Sheet January 1, 2012 Non-current Assets...

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Balance Sheet

Merck Consolidated Balance Sheet |   |   |   |   |   | € million | ------------------------------------------------- Note | ------------------------------------------------- Dec. 31, 2012 | ------------------------------------------------- Dec. 31, 2011 | ------------------------------------------------- Jan. 1, 2011 | 1 | Previous year’s figures have been adjusted, see Note [5] | | Current assets | -------------------------------------------------   | ------------------------------------------------- ...

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Balance Sheet

A balance sheet, like a photo, provides a financial picture of a company on a given day and time. It categorizes all of a company’s resources as assets, all of its debts as liabilities, and all of the owner’s investments as equity. A company uses its assets, such as accounts receivable, inventory, and equipment, for manufacturing or purchasing products for sale or to provide a service. A company’s assets are financed by its liabilities (debt) and the owner’s equity (net worth). On a balance sheet...

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Balance Sheet

1. Q:Collect Balance Sheet of five different companies. Try to analyse it in your own words. Analysis can be in terms of change in profit, asset, liabilities. Etc ZYNGA [pic] The First comapny we'll be looking at is Zynga. Let's jump right into it. Across the board, the Total Current Assets is less than the previous year, more more than other earlier years. This could indicate that the company may have liquidized some of their assests within the year. Total Assests is greater than the...

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The analysis and application of the balance sheet

 The analysis and application of the balance sheet Kuang xin Financial accounting is one of the most popular major in the world. In the study of accounting, people must know and use expertly the three accounting statement, balance sheets, cash flow, and income statement. It is the most basic and useful skill in one’s career of accounting. But in the four basic financial statement, the balance sheet or called statement of financial position is the...

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Components of a Balance Sheet

A balance sheet is a statement businesses produce that outlines their assets and liabilities. It is a snapshot of their fixed assets, current assets, current liabilities and long term liabilities for a specific moment in time such as the end of a financial year. Using these figures, a business is able to calculate their net working capital; how much the business is worth, whether it can afford to expand and if it is a good venture for investors. There are different groups of people who are interested...

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Balance Sheet Profit Loss

Profit and loss accounts and balance sheet By law companies are expected to produce financial statements each year. These statements appear in Company Reports. There are two main financial statements: 1. The profit and loss account, and 2. The balance sheet. 1.The profit and loss (P&L) account. This account can be updated regularly and shows how much profit or loss a business is making. A profit can be made in several ways, for example: * from trading, in the case of a High Street shop...

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Off Balance Sheet Accounting

Off balance sheet financing is financing from sources other than debt or equity offerings, such as joint ventures, research and development partnership and operating leases. For complex institutions such as banks, they increase their use of off shore subsidiaries and swap transactions to avoid disclosing liabilities. In other words, off balance sheet accounting is a process which a business creates what is practically a debt that it must pay off, but the debt is accounted as another type of transaction...

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Balance Sheet and Net Income

Statement | Balance Sheet |   Sales | $17,000   |   Assets | $13,127   |   Debt | $7,541   |   Costs | 11,730   |   |   |   Equity | 5,586   |     Net income | ------------------------------------------------- $5,270   |     Total | ------------------------------------------------- $13,127   |     Total | ------------------------------------------------- $13,127   | |   Phillips has predicted a sales increase of 11 percent. It has predicted that every item on the balance sheet will increase...

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