Account in Accounting

A recorded summary of all transactions related to a particular person or thing is called an account.

An account can also be defined as a record that summarizes all the transactions that affect a particular category of asset, liability, or stockholders’ equity.


Some examples include: 

  • Building Account
  • Plant Account
  • Salaries Account
  • Rent Account etc.
True Tamplin, BSc, CEPF®

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True Tamplin, BSc, CEPF®

True Tamplin is a published author, public speaker, CEO of UpDigital, and founder of Finance Strategists.

True is a Certified Educator in Personal Finance (CEPF®), contributes to his financial education site, Finance Strategists, and has spoken to various financial communities such as the CFA Institute, as well as university students like his Alma mater, Biola University, where he received a bachelor of science in business and data analytics.

To learn more about True, visit his personal website, view his author profile on Amazon, his interview on CBS, or check out his speaker profile on the CFA Institute website.

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