Accounting properly so-called rests on very few and simple principles: debit what we receive, credit what we give – two principles that are applied in the placing of operations to the newspaper book and the general ledger, books and made mandatory by law.
It is a science which comprises as a whole: commercial arithmetic, commercial legislation, and even political economy; it enables the merchant, the industrialist, to understand the great problems which so profoundly modify the production of wealth.
Bookkeeping Delray Beach is a set of processes by which the trader records all transactions in his trade in a clear manner in order to be able to make an accurate account of his situation. It demands great material skill, care and precision. Two methods of bookkeeping are used – keeping the books in a simple manner and the keeping of books in double part.
The partly simple method consists in considering only the accounts of the persons with whom the entrepreneur has a business relationship, indicating only whether they are debtor or creditor. On the other hand, the double-part method was invented to overcome the disadvantages of the partially simple method. It consists in involving the account of all the persons who participated in the operation, that of the head of the house and that of the third parties.