MATCHING CONCEPT Definition

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MATCHING CONCEPT is the accounting principle that requires the recognition of all costs that are directly associated with the realization of the revenue reported within the income statement.

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T-ACCOUNT is the basis for journal entry in accounting. T-accounts have three basic elements. A title, a left side (debit side) and a right side (credit side). To make an entry in a t-account, put the currency (dollar, pound, etc.) amount on the appropriate side (debit or credit). There are five basic types of accounts: assets, liabilities, equity, revenue and expenses. Assets, liabilities and equity are the balance sheet accounts.

CONVERSION DATE, dependent upon usage, there are likely many definitions varying within the industries in which the term is being used. Basically, it is a date on which an asset is converted into a similarly valued but different asset.

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