Accounting: Tools for Business Decision Making, 5th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1118128168
ISBN 13: 978-1-11812-816-9

Chapter 7 - Fraud, Internal Control, and Cash - Questions - Page 372: 23


The lack of agreement between the balance in Bank account as per company books and the balance as per bank statement, has two causes: 1. Time lag 2. Errors

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1. That prevent one of the parties to record the transaction in the same period. The example, it may take several days between the time a company pays by check and the date the bank pays that check. 2. By either party in recording transaction. For example, the bank has passed a check of 630 dollars and entered as 360 dollars.
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