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Closing Entries

Author: Virginia Coco

In this lesson, the student will learn about closing entries and how they are used.

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Notes on "Closing Entries"

Terms to Know

Temporary Accounts

Accounts whose balances are closed at the end of an accounting period and reopened at the beginning of the next period.


Earnings from interest or from the sale of goods or services.


Costs associated with operating or maintaining a company.

Closing Entry

An entry made at the end of an accounting period that is used to close out a temporary account.

Drawing Account

An account that keeps a record of money taken out of the business by its owner or owners.

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