Complete reversal of entries
Written by True Tamplin, BSc, CEPF®
Updated on June 22, 2021
If a transaction is so recorded that the account to be debited is credited and the account to be credited is debited, both with the correct amount, the debit and credit entries in the ledger would be equal and the trial balance will remain unaffected.
Effect on accounts
The account to be debited is credited and the account to be credited is debited.
The correct entry should be made with twice the amount to erase the effect of the incorrect entry and to establish the correct entry.
Interest charged by the bank, $148, was entered in the debit side of the cash book and posted to the credit of Interest Account.