The real accounts are accounts of Assets, Liabilities and Capital. The accounting formula essentially shows that what the firm owns (its assets) is purchased by either what it owes (its liabilities) or by what its owners invest (its shareholders equity or capital).
If a transaction is completely omitted from the books of accounts, will it effect the agreement of Trial Balance?
Ledger accounts is the common base for preparing a trial balance. This process is known as 'balancing off' the general ledger accounts. The trial balance can then be prepared by listing each closing balance from the general ledger accounts as either a debit or a credit balance.
Which of the following is true about a trial balance?