Check sibling questions
Accounts and Finance
Step 1 Basic of Accounts - Debits and Credits

90% of all entries which we have to pass are either for Expenses or incomes

Entries For Expenses

Entries For Incomes




When Invoice Received

Expense Dr

            To Party


When Payment Made

Party Dr

         To Bank/Cash




When Invoice Issued

Party Dr

         To Sales/Income


When Amount Received

Bank/Cash Dr

          To Party

Party is normally our Sundry Creditor

Party is normally our Sundry Debtor

We can also skip party and do directly

Expense Dr

          To Bank/Cash

(This is for small payments)

We can also skip Party and do directly

Bank /Cash Dr

          To Sales/Incomes

(This is normally for Cash Sales)

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