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Name: Accounting Cycle
ID: m15602
Language: English (en)
Summary: The Accounting Cycle is a series of steps which are repeated every reporting period. The process starts with making accounting entries for each transaction and goes through closing the books.
Subject: Business
Keywords: accounting, accounting cycle, adjusting entry, balance sheet, bookkeeping, chart of accounts, college-cram, credits, debits, financial statement, general ledger, income statement, retained earnings, statement of cash flow, trial balance
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: Rudy Lopes (rudyl@college-cram.com)
Copyright Holders: Rudy Lopes (rudyl@college-cram.com)
Maintainers: Rudy Lopes (rudyl@college-cram.com)

Latest version: 1.6 (history)
First publication date: Dec 8, 2007 10:27 am -0600
Last revision to module: Apr 5, 2010 10:59 am -0500

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Version History

Version: 1.6 Apr 5, 2010 10:59 am -0500 by Rudy Lopes
Changes:
fixed links

Version: 1.5 Oct 9, 2009 1:54 pm -0500 by Rudy Lopes
Changes:
added analytics code

Version: 1.4 Dec 10, 2007 5:28 pm -0600 by Rudy Lopes
Changes:
keywords

Version: 1.3 Dec 10, 2007 4:35 pm -0600 by Rudy Lopes
Changes:
fixed link strength

Version: 1.2 Dec 8, 2007 11:28 am -0600 by Rudy Lopes
Changes:
merged link headers into description paragraphs

Version: 1.1 Dec 8, 2007 11:09 am -0600 by Rudy Lopes
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