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2 edition of municipal general ledger and principal supporting records found in the catalog.

municipal general ledger and principal supporting records

Walter O. Harris

municipal general ledger and principal supporting records

(based on accounting systems in Flint and Grand Rapids, Michigan)

by Walter O. Harris

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Published by Municipal Finance Officers" Association of the United States and Canada in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Municipal finance -- United States -- Accounting.

    • Edition Notes

      Lithographed.

      Statementby Walter O. Harris.
      Series[Municipal Finance Officers" Association of the United States and Canada] Publication, no. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHJ9777.A3 H3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination44 p. incl. diagrs.
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6315854M
      LC Control Number35000538
      OCLC/WorldCa4269567

      Accounting Principles and Internal Control. Original Supporting Documentation. Local governments are responsible for obtaining and ensuring the integrity and retention of the original vouchers, receipts, and other documents – regardless of physical form – necessary to isolate and prove the validity of every transaction relating to the receipt, use and disposition of.   Ledger; Meaning: The book in which all the transactions are recorded, as and when they arise is known as Journal. The book which enables to transfer all the transactions into separate accounts is known as Ledger. What is it? It is a subsidiary book. It is a principal book. Also known as: Book of original entry. Book of second entry. Record.

      Summary record of outstanding or paid warrants or claims: 6 years: 4.[] Notice of claim record and index as required by Section f of the General Municipal Law: 6 years after final disposition of claim: 5.[] Order or warrant to pay monies a. For any funds held in a savings bank: 20 years b. For any funds not held in a savings bank: 6 years.   A general ledger is a book or journal that contains accounts that relate to specific financial transactions. Although few businesses still update their books manually, the principle is the same. Most companies now use spreadsheets – and increasingly, online accounting software – to record transactions and balance their books.

      A. Tracing interest declarations to an independent record book. The principal cash account for an entity. C. One that contains a stipulated amount of money and is used for limited purposes. D. The principal checking account for a branch of an entity. D. General ledger. D. General ledger. A primary purpose of the proof of cash is to. and the expenditure detail is kept in a subsidiary ledger known as the “Expenditure Budget Record.” At any point in time the control account in the general ledger must equal the total of the detail in these subsidiary ledgers. A general ledger should be established for each fund. A sample general ledger format is shown as Illustration


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Municipal general ledger and principal supporting records by Walter O. Harris Download PDF EPUB FB2

Municipal general ledger and principal supporting records. Chicago, Municipal Finance Officers' Association of the United States and Canada, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Walter O Harris.

General Journal Accounting Book In need of a record book to help you keep track of finances, transactions, taxes or messages. Our ledger is designed to work well with your different needs. Our eight column ledger will help you work more efficiently, smarter and better at the office, home or school.

A simple tool to keep2/5(2). A municipal general ledger and principal supporting records (based on accounting systems in Flint and Grand Rapids, Michigan)Author: Walter O.

Harris. General Ledger - A book, file, or document that contains the accounts needed to reflect the financial position and the results of operations of an entity.

In double entry bookkeeping, the debits and credits in the general ledger are equal; i.e.: the debit balances equal the credit Size: KB. The ledger, on the other hand, is known as the principal book of accounting. It records the information from the journal in the “T” format.

It is used to create the trial balance which is also the source of the financial statements such as the income statement and the balance sheet. MUNICIPAL AGENCIES GENERAL RECORDS RETENTION SCHEDULE M Prepared by: Department of the Treasury, Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services, Records Management Services Stuyvesant Avenue, PO Box Trenton, NJ Sales ledger, records accounts receivable.

This ledger consists of the financial transactions made by customers to the company. Purchase ledger records money spent for purchasing by the company. General ledger representing the five main [citation needed] account types: assets, liabilities, income, expenses, and capital.

tax assessment periods, taxpayers should retain certain records for longer periods, and in some cases, indefinitely. Tax return, results of an audit by a tax authority, general ledgers, and financial statements should normally be kept indefinitely.

Sample record retention periods are included herein. Please note that this table should. The general ledger is the master set of accounts that aggregates all transactions recorded for a business. When a person is reconciling the general ledger, this usually means that individual accounts within the general ledger are being reviewed to ensure that the source documents match the balances shown in each account.

The reconciliation process is a common activity just prior. Liability Ledger: The central file that contains a comprehensive list of all of a bank's loans and borrower discounts.

This ledger can be subordinate to a bank's general ledger accounting system. The assessor granted non-New York STAR property tax exemptions for non-municipal-owned property on the assessment roll.

Although the assessor certified the roll was accurate, he did not review the exemptions granted by previous assessors to ensure the exemptions had the necessary supporting documentation, are correctly calculated and. Book of original entry, recording transactions in chronological order.

X 6 Years Destroy Journal/Ledger File X Journal/Ledger - GeneralA central listing of all activities for an account within a particular time period. X X X P Permanent Permanent Journal/Ledger.

A general ledger represents the record-keeping system for a company's financial data with debit and credit account records validated by a trial balance. more Partner Links.

WATER UTILITY REFERENCE MANUAL Chapter II “Minimum Accounting Requirements”: Revised February 6, Page 3 of 12 Plant Ledger The plant ledger (required for Class AB2) is a subsidiary ledger to the general ledger providing individual records of plant assets for each plant account.

to General Municipal Law, Section The System of Accounts provides for a standard chart of accounts and fund structure that is the basis for the uniform annual financial reports required to be filed with the State Comptroller pursuant to General Municipal Law, Section Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for Governmental Units.

The general ledger is a core financial tool for any business, as it contains all accounts for a company’s assets, revenue, equity and expenses. The importance of a well-kept general ledger cannot be overstated. Because of this, a general ledger is a key feature of any accounting software solution. However, due to regulations and standards.

The entries in an accounting journal are used to create the general ledger which is then used to create the financial statements of a business. Use debits and credits to record the changes in the general journal. the ledger, also known as the principal book, is a set of accounts in which the financial information in the journals is.

Colorado Municipal Records Retention Schedule 6 LEDGERS AND JOURNALS A. General Ledger Year-end summary of receipts and disbursements by account and fund reflecting general financial condition. May include documentation from subsidiary ledgers to general ledger and accounting adjustments in the form of general entries.

Retention: 30 years. supporting memoranda and documents, and a means of providing a better understanding of the An account is a record in the general ledger that is used to collect and store similar information. A trial balance is a list of all the General Ledger accounts contained in the ledger of a utility.

What is General Ledger. Ledger is the principal book of accounting system in which the journal entries are transferred to individual accounts.

General Ledger consists of numerous accounts in which transactions pertaining to these accounts are recorded. Basically, all the accounts involved in the journal entries form part of ledger.

Ledger is. The General Fund is the principal fund of the council and its accounts show the main items of municipal income and Municipal Accounting Regulations require separate accounting records to be kept for the three types of Municipal ting RecordsAccounting systems comprise a structured collection of records which together.township and village records at the county level.

Municipal records can include minutes and by-laws, assessment and collectors rolls, and general financial and administrative records.

Many other archives in Ontario hold municipal records. For more information, check with .Record Title. TYPE. PIB=Personal Information Bank. GCR=General Class of Records. GCR/PIB =Mix of Both. - Tourism Development: GCR - Facility Studies: GCR - Construction and Renovation Projects.