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Accounting Event

Anything that alters a company's financial statement. Accounting events may be external; for example, a sale is an accounting event because it reduces inventory and increases revenue. Likewise, they may be internal; for example, depreciation and amortization are accounting events because they show up on a balance sheet even though no cash changes hands.
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This can include volunteering to do your family's and friends' bookkeeping, joining an accounting society, or even going to accounting events where you can learn valuable insights on industry developments - something that you might be asked about during the recruitment process.
Implementing these cases offers educators an opportunity to invite local tax practitioners into the classroom or to extracurricular accounting events to discuss the importance of Excel skills in practice.
Recognizing revenue for this volume of customers requires the generation of billions of accounting events, putting Aptitude Software in a leading position as an accounting software and change expert for telecommunications companies.
* Internal control weaknesses, including the employee never taking a vacation or only taking a vacation for a short period of days scheduled around non-critical accounting events or periods of slowdowns
Additionally, Colson noted the difficulty in locating publications that covered the people involved in significant accounting events. He encouraged members of the profession to take a greater interest in its history by joining the Academy of Accounting Historians and reading more publications about accountants.
Present dominant recording techniques (double entry accounting, REA model, and "Grundrechnung") do not incorporate the knowledge to deal with ex ante accounting events. These techniques only aim at the static description of past occurrences, whereas operations management decision support requires a dynamic description of possible future events.
Capital charges for Departments are cash events (the Department must pay the charge to The Treasury) whereas costs of capital for SOEs are only accounting events.
Figure 2, shown below, summarizes these characteristics of business information systems by presenting an overview of the transaction (completed accounting events) flow and data (non-transaction information) flow through the systems.
Although quasi reorganizations are included in GAAP, their theoretical justification as accounting events is tenuous.
Controlling for the unique tax environment in 1984, the insurers with income-decreasing accounting events differed significantly in terms of size and ownership control from the insurers without income-decreasing accounting events.
Once fully implemented, G-Invoicing will allow the capability to track activities that initiate accounting events throughout the life of the agreement.
Similar accounting events and transactions must be comparable, and the only solution to the challenge is convergence.