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College Accounting, Chapters 1-27

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Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337794756
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College Accounting, Chapters 1-27

23rd Edition
HEINTZ + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337794756

Solutions

Chapter
Section
Chapter 5, Problem 1TF
Textbook Problem

The matching principle in accounting requires the matching of debits and credits.

Expert Solution
To determine

Identify whether the given statement is true or false.

Answer to Problem 1TF

False statement.

Explanation of Solution

Matching principle: According to this principle, the expense should be recognized when it is actually incurred, doesn’t matter, payment is made or not. This principle ensures that the expenses incurred in the current period are matched against the revenues earned in the same period. Matching principle is sometimes called as expense recognition principle.

The matching principle helps in matching the revenue earned during the year with the respective expense incurred to produce the revenue.

Therefore, for the given statement “The matching principle in accounting requires the matching of debit and credits” is false.

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Chapter 5 Solutions

College Accounting, Chapters 1-27
Ch. 5 - On December 31, the trial balance indicates that...Ch. 5 - LO2 When posting adjusting entries to the general...Ch. 5 - LO3 Indicate the heading for the columns of the...Ch. 5 - LO4 Find the error(s) in the work sheet below.Ch. 5 - LO5 Using the following partial work sheet...Ch. 5 - LO6 Bill Roberts provided legal advice to a client...Ch. 5 - Explain the revenue recognition principle.Ch. 5 - Explain the expense recognition principle.Ch. 5 - Explain the matching principle.Ch. 5 - Explain the historical cost principle.Ch. 5 - Describe a plant asset.Ch. 5 - What is a contra-asset?Ch. 5 - What is the useful life of an asset?Ch. 5 - What is the purpose of depreciation?Ch. 5 - What is an assets depreciable cost?Ch. 5 - What is the book value of an asset?Ch. 5 - Explain the purpose of the work sheet.Ch. 5 - Identify the five major column headings on a work...Ch. 5 - List the five steps taken in preparing a work...Ch. 5 - Describe four tips for finding errors on the work...Ch. 5 - Explain when revenues are recorded under the cash...Ch. 5 - Explain when expenses are recorded under the cash...Ch. 5 - ADJUSTMENT FOR SUPPLIES On December 31, the trial...Ch. 5 - ADJUSTMENT FOR INSURANCE On December 1, a...Ch. 5 - ADJUSTMENT FOR WAGES On December 31, the trial...Ch. 5 - ADJUSTMENT FOR DEPRECIATION OF ASSET On December...Ch. 5 - CALCULATION OF BOOK VALUE On June 1, 20--, a...Ch. 5 - ANALYSIS OF ADJUSTING ENTRY FOR SUPPLIES Analyze...Ch. 5 - ANALYSIS OF ADJUSTING ENTRY FOR INSURANCE Analyze...Ch. 5 - POSTING ADJUSTING ENTRIES Two adjusting entries...Ch. 5 - WORK SHEET AND ADJUSTING ENTRIES A partial work...Ch. 5 - JOURNALIZING ADJUSTING ENTRIES From the...Ch. 5 - EXTENDING ADJUSTED BALANCES TO THE INCOME...Ch. 5 - ANALYSIS OF NET INCOME OR NET LOSS ON THE WORK...Ch. 5 - CASH, MODIFIED CASH, AND ACCRUAL BASES OF...Ch. 5 - ADJUSTMENTS AND WORK SHEET SHOWING NET INCOME The...Ch. 5 - ADJUSTMENTS AND WORK SHEET SHOWING A NET LOSS...Ch. 5 - JOURNALIZE AND POST ADJUSTING ENTRIES FROM THE...Ch. 5 - CORRECTING WORK SHEET WITH ERRORS A beginning...Ch. 5 - ADJUSTMENT FOR SUPPLIES On July 31, the trial...Ch. 5 - ADJUSTMENT FOR INSURANCE On July 1, a six-month...Ch. 5 - ADJUSTMENT FOR WAGES On July 31, the trial balance...Ch. 5 - ADJUSTMENT FOR DEPRECIATION OF ASSET On July 1,...Ch. 5 - CALCULATION OF BOOK VALUE On January 1, 20--, a...Ch. 5 - ANALY SIS OF ADJUSTING ENTRY FOR SUPPLIES Analyze...Ch. 5 - ANALY SIS OF ADJUSTING ENTRY FOR INSURANCE Analyze...Ch. 5 - POSTING ADJUSTING ENTRIES Two adjusting entries...Ch. 5 - WORK SHEET AND ADJUSTING ENTRIES A partial work...Ch. 5 - JOURNALIZING ADJUSTING ENTRIES From the...Ch. 5 - EXTENDING ADJUSTED BALANCES TO THE INCOME...Ch. 5 - ANALYSIS OF NET INCOME OR NET LOSS ON THE WORK...Ch. 5 - CASH, MODIFIED CASH, AND ACCRUAL BASES OF...Ch. 5 - ADJUSTMENTS AND WORK SHEET SHOWING NET INCOME...Ch. 5 - ADJUSTMENTS AND WORK SHEET SHOWING A NET LOSS Val...Ch. 5 - JOURNALIZE AND POST ADJUSTING ENTRIES FROM THE...Ch. 5 - CORRECTING WORK SHEET WITH ERRORS A beginning...Ch. 5 - Delia Alvarez, owner of Delias Lawn Service, wants...Ch. 5 - Kristi Williams offers family counseling services...Ch. 5 - Your friend, Diane Kiefner, teaches elementary...

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