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What is a balance sheet and why is it prepared?

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What is a balance sheet and why is it prepared?
posted Jun 30, 2017 by Vijay

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Balance Sheet is a Statement showing financial position of the business on a particular date. It has two side one source of funds i.e Liabilities, the left side of the balance sheet and application of funds i.e assets, the right side of the balance sheet. It is prepared after preparing trading and profit and loss account and has balances of real and personal accounts grouped and arranged in a proper way as assets and liabilities. It is prepared to know the exact financial position of the business on the last date of the financial year.

answer Jul 1, 2017 by Swati Tyagi
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