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Survey of Accounting (Accounting I)

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Carl Warren
ISBN: 9781305961883

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Survey of Accounting (Accounting I)

8th Edition
Carl Warren
ISBN: 9781305961883
Textbook Problem

List three differences in how managerial accounting differs from financial accounting.

To determine

Concept Introduction:

Accounting is an art of collecting, recording, summarizing and presenting the financial information in a meaningful output. The person who does the accounting is called "Accountant". The accountant follows some principles to do the accounting; the principles are called 'Accounting Principles".

Managerial accounting is the branch of accounting used to generate reports for the purpose of decision makings by managers. The manager uses various types of reports like cost report to take the decision on the costing. The cost of the product is used to determine the profit from the product.

To Indicate:

Three differences between managerial and financial accounting

Explanation

Accounting is an art of collecting, recording, summarizing and presenting the financial information in a meaningful output. The person who does the accounting is called "Accountant". The accountant follows some principles to do the accounting; the principles are called 'Accounting Principles".

Managerial accounting is the branch of accounting used to generate reports for the purpose of decision makings by managers. The manager uses various types of reports like cost report to take the decision on the costing. The cost of the product is used to determine the profit from the product...

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