Debits and Credits T-Accounts, Journal Entries

The bottom set of T accounts in the example show that, a few days later, the company pays the rent invoice. This results in the elimination of the accounts payable liability with a debit to that account, as well as a credit to the cash (asset) account, which decreases the balance in that account. The […]

What does it mean to be paid in arrears?

When accounting for payments in arrears, staying on top of payments is essential. Otherwise, there’s a risk of too many unpaid bills accumulating and putting pressure on cash flow. Small business owners should use the right accounting software to help keep all their finances organized. Paying in arrears allows a business time to calculate total […]