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Publisher: Cengage Learning
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ISBN: 9781337272124
Chapter 4, Problem 6DQ
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What is the difference between adjusting entries and closing entries?

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Explain the difference between adjusting entries and closing entries.

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Accounting Cycle: The accounting cycle refers to the entire process of recording the accounting transactions of an organization and then processing them. The accounting cycle starts when a transaction takes places and it ends at the time when these transactions are recorded in the financial statements of the company.

The difference between adjusting entries and closing entries are as below:

Adjusting entries: Adjusting entries are those entrie...

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