trial balance


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trial balance

n.
A statement of all the open debit and credit items in a double-entry ledger, made to test their equality.

trial balance

n
(Accounting & Book-keeping) accounting a statement of all the debit and credit balances in the ledger of a double-entry system, drawn up to test their equality

tri′al bal′ance


n.
(in bookkeeping) a statement of open debit and credit items, made before balancing a double-entry ledger.
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Noun1.trial balance - a balance of debits and credits in double-entry bookkeepingtrial balance - a balance of debits and credits in double-entry bookkeeping; drawn up to test their equality
balance - equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account
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trial balance

n (Comm) → bilancio di verifica
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will you get down to brass tacks and strike a trial balance? What are you talking of, anyhow?
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Iain Duncan Smith became leader of the Conservative Party impossipuzzles "It's driving me crazy," cried Judy, "my trial balance won't balance."
The new standards also make it clear that preparing financial statements in their entirety from a client-provided trial balance or underlying records is considered a significant threat to the auditors' independence.
He said the IFMIS generated imprest register and trial balance reflect instead outstanding imprest of Sh2,033,608 and Sh9,117,357 respectively as of that date.
For example, on page 13 of the Kpone-Katamanso Assembly September 31, 2017, Trial Balance, GH?75,210.3 was spent on fuel, when the Assembly had taken off fuel allocation to its senior staff.
According to ChicagoBusiness, the Office of Inspector General for the Treasury Department said in a report, 'The manager disclosed that she had been informed by a bank employee that the employee and the bank's then-president had been regularly falsifying loan payments for at least 29 loans totalling approximately USD68m in aggregate assets, and had falsified Washington Federal's loan trial balance before providing it to examiners.'
Table 1 on Figure 1, below, shows the FY2017 opening and closing trial balances and the FY2018 opening trial balance for Company Z if it decides not to adopt the new guidance at all.
Plus the extraction of a Trial Balance, Profit and Loss account & Balance Sheet.
These calculations were mostly done with an Excel template whereby only a couple of numbers had to be pulled from the trial balance to understand the ratio.