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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SLIDE ERROR is the incorrect placement of the decimal point, e.g. $2545.00 is recorded as $25.45.

ISSUE, in securities, is stock or bonds sold by a corporation or a government; or, the selling of new securities by a corporation or government through an underwriter or private placement.

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