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Accounting Concepts and Principles

After reading this article you will learn about the accounting concepts and principles. Also learn about fundamental accounting assumptions. Core Accounting Concepts: Two core accounting principles are entity and money measurement Entity means a economic unit that performs economic activities. It may be a business entity – any form of business i.e. sole proprietorship, partnership, […]

6 Main Concepts of Government Deficit

This article throws light upon the six main concepts of government deficits. The concepts are: 1. Budgetary Deficit (BD) 2. Monetized Fiscal Deficit (MFD) 3. Gross Fiscal Deficit (GFD) 4. Net Fiscal Deficit (NFD) 5. Gross Primary Deficit (GPD) 6. Net Primary Deficit (NPD). Government Deficit: Concept # 1. Budgetary Deficit: In India, the budget […]

Comprehensive Income: Concept, Components and Advantages

In this article we will discuss about Comprehensive Income:- 1. Concept of Comprehensive Income 2. Components of Comprehensive Income 3. Advantages. Concept of Comprehensive Income: Comprehensive income, also known as all-inclusive concept of income, is the change in equity (net assets) of an entity during a period from transactions and other events and circumstances from […]

Limitations of Economic Income

In this article we will discuss about the limitations of economic income. Economic income has several difficulties. In fact there is no agreement as to the meaning of “better offness” that occurs in specific time periods. Also, this term is not well defined in case of business enterprises. The greatest problem lies in measuring the […]

Top 3 Concepts of Income (With Measurement)

The following points highlight the top three concepts of income. The concepts are: 1. Accounting Income 2. Economic Income 3. Capital Maintenance Income. Concept # 1. Accounting Income: Accounting income, often referred to as business income or conventional income is measured in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. The profit and loss account or income […]

Top 3 Concepts of Capital Maintenance in an Enterprise

The following points highlight the top three concepts of capital maintenance in an enterprise. The concepts are: 1. Financial Capital Maintenance 2. General Purchasing Power Financial Capital Maintenance 3. Physical or Operating Capital Maintenance. Concept # 1. Financial Capital Maintenance: Financial or money capital maintenance pertains to the original cash invested by the shareholders in the business […]

Advantages and Limitations of Accounting Income

In this article we will discuss about the advantages and limitations of accounting income. Advantages of Accounting Income: (1) Accounting concept of income has the benefit of a sound, factual and objective transaction base. Accounting income has stood the test of time and therefore is used by the universal accounting community. (2) Another argument in […]

5 Important Recipients of Net Income

The following points highlight the five important recipients of net income. The recipients are: 1. Value-Added Concept of Income 2. Enterprise Net Income 3. Net Income to Investors 4. Net Income to Shareholders 5. Net Income to Residual Equity Holders. Recipient # 1. Value-Added Concept of Income: Broadly speaking, it is possible to view the […]

Accounting Income and Economic Income

In this article we will discuss about the differences and similarities between accounting income and economic income. Difference between Accounting Income and Economic Income: The following are the differences between accounting income and economic income: 1. Accounting income is an income resulting from business transactions arising from the cash-to-cash cycle of business operations. It is […]

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