T-ACCOUNT Definition

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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.

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ASWA is American Society of Women Accountants.

AUXILIARY JOURNAL is a journal in which accounting information is stored both before and after the transfer to the General Ledger.

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