Archive about 'Correction of Errors'

Give Examples of Total and Partial Errors of Omission and explain the impact to the Trial Balance

Tweet Earlier article on errors of omission refers.  What are errors of omission? Errors of omission:- pertains to transactions in primary books of accounts or in posting to the ledger can be total or partial errors of total omission WILL NOT affect the agreement of trial balance errors due to partial omission WILL affect the […]

Steps To Balance The Trial Balance

Tweet I was preparing the Trial Balance and it could not balance. Can you please tell me the steps to balance it.? In the event that your trial balance doesn’t balance, go through the following bookkeeping tips/steps in the suggested order to ensure that the error can be detected soonest possible: Find out the exact […]

List Of Topics Under Correction Of Errors

Tweet Click to the respective topics under Correction Of Errors Content Page on CORRECTION OF ERRORS Understanding Suspense Account – Its Uses and some salient points Errors Not Affecting The Trial Balance Part 1 of 2 Errors Affecting The Trial Balance Part 2 of 2 Revision Notes On Correction Of Errors QUESTION BANK: Accounting Test […]

Answer To Accounting Test Question COE No.2 On Correction Of Errors/Suspense Account

Tweet Append below the answer for Accounting Test Question COE No.2 on Correction Of Errors/Suspense Account: ANSWER To Accounting Question No. COE 2 On Correction of Errors (a) Journal entries to correct errors ( without narrations)     Debit($) Credit($) 1 Discount Received 76     Discount Allowed 76     Suspense   152   […]

Accounting Test Question No.COE No.2 On Correction Of Errors/Suspense Account

Tweet Append below an accounting test question No COE No. 2 on Correction of Errors/Suspense account: Accounting Question Test COE No.2 On Correction Of Errors/Suspense Account Question: When the trial balance of XYZ Ltd as at 30/9/08 was prepared, a difference was found. A Suspense Account was created in order to achieve the balance: Examination […]

Revision Notes On Correction Of Errors

Tweet Salient points: Know how to explain the different type of errors which do not affect the agreement of trial balance: Error of Omission – when a transaction is completely omitted from the books Error of Commission-when an entry has been posted to the correct side of the Ledger but to the wrong account Error […]

Answer To Accounting Test Question COE No. 1 On Correction Of Errors

Tweet Answer to Accounting Test Question COE No.1: (a) Mr. A’s Journal Entries Item No Date Particulars Dr ($) Cr ($) 1 Dec 31 Discount Received A/c 365 Discount Allowed A/c 365 Suspense A/c 730 Being correction of Discount Allowed $365 wrongly credited to Discount Received Account 2 Dec 31 Mr TEY Account 210 Mr […]

Accounting Test Question COE No. 1 On Correction Of Errors

Tweet Accounting Test Question COE No 1 On Correction Of Errors Question: Mr. A extracted a Trial Balance at 31 st December 2005 and found that it did not balance. He posted the difference to a Suspense Account. Later he found the following errors which accounted for the difference: The total of $365 for Discount […]

Errors Affecting The Trial Balance And Suspense A/c (Part 2 of 2)

Tweet Part 1 illustrates the errors that do not affect the Trial Balance. In this article, we shall discuss the different type of errors which affect the agreement of the Trial Balance. To make the Trial Balance agree, a suspense account is used as a balancing figure. Earlier in my article on Suspense account, I […]

Errors Not Affecting The Trial Balance (Part 1 of 2)

Tweet This article discussed the different type of errors which do not affect the agreement of the Trial Balance. When these type of errors are discovered, their correction is journalized in the General Journal to be posted to their respective ledgers. Errors Of Omission Occurs when a transaction is being COMPLETELY OMITTED from the books […]