Accounting articles

Why Sg&a Doesnt Always Work

Look through each of your business’ monthly expenses and make sure you aren’t overpaying for them. But average SG&A sales ratios vary wildly based on industry. For example, manufacturers range anywhere from 10% to 25% of sales, while in h... Read more

Double Entry Accounting Definition

Double-entry bookkeeping is an accounting system in which all financial transactions are recorded in two types of accounts, debits and credits. When you post a transaction, the number of debits and credits used can be different, but the total dollar... Read more

Direct Write Off Method Definition

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X Encumbrance Accounting

For example, a utility company may have the right to run a gas line through a person's property, or pedestrians might have the right to use a footpath passing through that property. Other encumbrances, such aszoning lawsand environmental regulations,... Read more

Days Sales Of Inventory

What we’re trying to calculate when we calculate inventory days is how long, on average, it takes BlueCart Coffee Company to turn green coffee beans into sales. To use the inventory days formula, you need both your average inventory formula and... Read more