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A basic balance sheet is formatted beginning with Assets (current first then non-current) Liabilities (Current first then long-term) and Owner (shareholders) Equity. The account amounts are taken from the General Ledger after all temporary accounts are closed at the end of the fiscal year. Temporary accounts are Expenses and Revenue accounts which are closed into income summary and then finally retained earnings (or Statement of Retained Earnings which is an O.E. account)
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How do you prepare a balance sheet?

Categorize all assets by type (cash, receivables, equipment).  Categorize all liabities by type (accruals, accounts payable, loans  payable).   Determine initial investm

Why do you prepare a balance sheet?

  Balance Sheet exhibits the financial soundness of the comopany as a whole . It gives alomost complete picture to any party interested any type of relation with the compa

How do you prepare consolidated balance sheet?

Consolidated balance sheet is prepared by combining all the assets and liabilities of parent as well as child companies to show under one financial statement.

How do you prepar balance sheet?

The question is incomplete. Anyway i will try to answer. Balance sheet prepare from Tial balance. All the items in Trial balance classifeid as Balance Sheet item and P&L item.

What is the need of preparing a balance sheet?

a trial balance with all the entries, but while finalising the trial balance, you have to consider major parts like fixed assets depreciation, deferred tax assets or liabiliti

What accounts are balance sheet accounts?

A balance sheet account is any item that is found on the financial statement known as the balance sheet. The figures reflected on the balance sheet, consist of the ending bala

How prepare a balance sheet?

Several ways are used to prepare balance sheet. 1First you need to list all of your assets. Assets include the cash you have in the bank and the property you own, whether in t