ADJUSTING ENTRIES Definition

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ADJUSTING ENTRIES are special accounting entries that must be made when you close the books at the end of an accounting period. Adjusting entries are necessary to update your accounts for items that are not recorded in your daily transactions.

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WORKING TRIAL BALANCE is similar to the trial balance. Additionally, it contains columns for adjusting entries and the adjusted balance. This report is typically used at year-end to assist in making adjusting entries.

FINANCIAL BUDGET is focused on capital expenditures and on a business's budgeted cash position:

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