When is the trial balance prepared? What does the trial balance tell you? What does the trial balance not tell you. How would you explain the purpose of the adjusted trial balance?
The trial balance is prepared when the ledger accounts have been balanced at the end of the specific accounting period. Debits are listed on the left side of the “T” and credits are listed on the right. Both sides of the trail balance must balance. The trail balance tells me that the debits (left) and the credits (right) match or that they balance. The trail balance also might identify errors that could have been made when posting and journalizing...
When is the trial balance prepared? What does the trial balance tell you? What