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Explain and distinguish between a transaction; an event, and an arrangement.

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Differentiate and explain a transaction, an event, and an arrangement.

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From the financial accounting perspective, a business activity that affect a companies the resources (assets), claims of creditors (liabilities) or claims of stockholders (stockholders’ equity) may be considered as a transaction, an event or an arrangement.

A business activity would be considered as a transaction, if the activity is a transfer or exchange of resources between the company and third party. Example: Purchase of supplies from another company...

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