Where on the balance sheet do you put a deficit?
An asset is put on the balance sheet to show an identified estate of an enterprise at bookvalue. Examples of assets: cash, buildings and equipment, patents, participations in other companies etc. In general, assets have to be paid for. The liability part of the balance sheet shows the source of funds (equity and/or debt) used to retain the asset.
A balance of payments deficit means there is an imbalance in the balance of payments of a country where the payments the country makes are more than the payments they received. It means the balance of payments is negative. A balance of payments deficit is,when government expenditure is more than government revenue
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 balance of the balance sheet account. After all the transactions are posted in the individual balance sheet account's "T" account (involving debits and credits), the ending balance is the amount found on the balance sheet.
If your double-entry records are correct, a balance sheet will always balance (by definition). ASSETS = LIABILITIES + EQUITY If it does not balance, check all your entries, since the last balance sheet that did balance. You will find one or more errors to correct. Find and correct all of the errors until the balance sheet balances.