BOOK(S) Definition

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BOOK(S) when used as a noun refers to journals or ledgers (for example: cash book). When used a verb it refers to the recording of an entry (for example: to book the sale).

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GENERAL LEDGER is the ledger that contains all of the financial accounts of a business; contains offsetting debit and credit accounts (including control accounts).

TAX EFFECT METHOD is where, irrespective of when is a tax payable, its effect should be recognized in the year in which the relevant income has been recorded.

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