ENTITY THEORY Definition

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ENTITY THEORY is where a legal entity is regarded as having a separate existence from the owners. The financial statements are prepared from the perspective of the entity, not its owners. See PROPRIETARY THEORY.

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LIQUIDITY RATIO see CASH RATIO.

SUBLEDGER is for the purpose of organizing revenue and expense transaction for only one account, e.g., For an individual salesperson, like a general ledger, the subledger has different default account types, each from a salespersons perspective, not a company perspective. Thus, Due is due to the salesperson and Payable is payable by the salesperson.

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