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Chapter 1notes - responsible for expenses.-Income

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Chapter 1: Accounting in Action! -Identify, record communicate -Fair value used for actively traded assets -Assets = Liabilities + Stockholders’ Equity (Residual Equity) -Limited Liability: investors are not personally responsible to creditors; can only be liable for the amount of the assets -Common Stock: money invested by stockholders into company -Salaries for employees in cash are expenses -salary payable is a liability -If retained earnings=0 by corporation law, you cannot distribute dividends but are
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Unformatted text preview: responsible for expenses.-Income Statement:-Revenues-Expenses-RevenuesExpenses=Net Income (or loss)-Retained Earnings Statement (over time) Flow-Start with Day 1-Add: Net Income-Subtract: Dividends-Retained Earnings, Final Day-Balance Sheet (at a specific time) Stock-Lists assets, liabilities, and stockholders equity (in order of liquidity)-Statement of Cash Flows (over time)-Final amount of cash should equal cash account on balance sheet...
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course ACCT 272 taught by Professor Mensah during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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