Financial Accounting
Financial Accounting
10th Edition
ISBN: 9781119298229
Author: Weygandt, Jerry J.; Kieso, Donald E.; Kimmel, Paul D.
Publisher: WILEY
Question
Chapter 3, Problem 1Q
To determine

Time Period Assumption: According to time period assumption accountants divide the economic life of a business into artificial time periods.

To Explain: (a) Effect of time period assumption on business analysis, and (b) fiscal year, calendar year, and interim periods

Expert Solution & Answer
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Explanation of Solution

(a)

Time period assumption affects accountant’s business analysis in following ways:

  • Recording of transactions in relevant time period.
  • Allocation of costs over the relevant time period.
  • Preparation of the financial statements periodically.

(b)

Explanation of the following terms:

  • Fiscal Year: That time period which starts from first date of a month and ends after completion of 12 months is known as fiscal year. In simple words, the fiscal year is an accounting time period that is one year in length.
  • Calendar Year: The year which starts from January 1 and ends on December 31 is termed as calendar year and many business organizations maintain their accounting period according to the calendar year.
  • Interim Periods: Accounting periods are generally a month, a quarter, or a year. Monthly and quarterly time periods are called interim periods

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Chapter 3 Solutions

Financial Accounting

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