Accounting (Text Only)

26th Edition
Carl Warren + 2 others
ISBN: 9781285743615



Accounting (Text Only)

26th Edition
Carl Warren + 2 others
ISBN: 9781285743615
Textbook Problem

Effect of transactions on owner's equity

Indicate whether each of the following types of transactions will either (a) increase owner's equity or (b) decrease owner's equity:

1.    expenses

2.    owner's investments

3.    owner's withdrawals

4.    revenues

To determine

Accounting equation: Accounting equation is an accounting tool expressed in the form of equation, by creating a relationship between the resources or assets of a company, and claims on the resources by the creditors and the owners. Accounting equation is expressed as shown below:

Assets = Liabilities + Owners' EquityAssets = Liabilities+{(Owners' investments)+(Owners' withdrawals)+((Revenues)(Expenses))}

To analyze: Business transactions by indicating their effects on accounting equation


  1. a.  Expenses: Expenses reduce the net income, which is a component of owner's equity; hence they reduce the owner's equity.
  2. b. Owner's investment: Owner's investment means the introduction of resources to the business by the owner; hence it increases the owner's equity...

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