Debits and Credits Used To Record Transactions
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Type Of
Account Debited
and Credited
Effect On Accounting Equation

Assets = Liabilities + Owner's Equity

Note:
Debit Account Balances on the Left Side of the equation represent increases.
Credit Account Balances on the Left Side of the equation represent decreases.
Debit Account Balances on the Right Side of the equation represent decreases.
Credit Account Balances on the Right Side of the equation represent increases.

Transaction 16. Business pays utility bill that was previously recorded as an expense and a liability.
Debit an Asset and Credit an AssetIncreases an Asset / Decreases an Asset
Debit an Asset and Credit RevenueIncreases an Asset / Increases Revenue (Increases Equity)
Debit an Asset and Credit LiabilitiesIncreases an Asset / Increases Liabilities
Debit an Asset and Credit Owner's EquityIncreases an Asset / Increases Owner's Equity
Debit a Liability and Credit an AssetDecreases a Liability / Decreases an Asset
Debit Draw and Credit an AssetIncreases a Draw (Reduces Equity) / Decreases an Asset
Debit an Expense and Credit a LiabilityIncreases an Expense (Reduces Equity) / Increases a Liability
Debit an Expense and Credit an AssetIncreases an Expense (Reduces Equity) / Decreases an Asset
Transaction 17. Business records equipment depreciation.
Debit an Asset and Credit an AssetIncreases an Asset / Decreases an Asset
Debit an Asset and Credit RevenueIncreases an Asset / Increases Revenue (Increases Equity)
Debit an Asset and Credit LiabilitiesIncreases an Asset / Increases Liabilities
Debit an Asset and Credit Owner's EquityIncreases an Asset / Increases Owner's Equity
Debit a Liability and Credit an AssetDecreases a Liability / Decreases an Asset
Debit Draw and Credit an AssetIncreases a Draw (Reduces Equity) / Decreases an Asset
Debit an Expense and Credit a LiabilityIncreases an Expense (Reduces Equity) / Increases a Liability
Debit an Expense and Credit an AssetIncreases an Expense (Reduces Equity) / Decreases an Asset
Debit an Expense and Credit a Contra AssetIncreases an Expense (Reduces Equity) / Increases a Contra Asset (Reduces an Asset)
Transaction 18. Business prepares and sends a check to pay its utility bill that was previously recorded as an expense and a liability.
Debit an Asset and Credit an AssetIncreases an Asset / Decreases an Asset
Debit an Asset and Credit RevenueIncreases an Asset / Increases Revenue (Increases Equity)
Debit an Asset and Credit LiabilitiesIncreases an Asset / Increases Liabilities
Debit an Asset and Credit Owner's EquityIncreases an Asset / Increases Owner's Equity
Debit a Liability and Credit an AssetDecreases a Liability / Decreases an Asset
Debit Draw and Credit an AssetIncreases a Draw (Reduces Equity) / Decreases an Asset
Debit an Expense and Credit a LiabilityIncreases an Expense (Reduces Equity) / Increases a Liability
Debit an Expense and Credit an AssetIncreases an Expense (Reduces Equity) / Decreases an Asset
Transaction 19. Customer returns a product that was purchased and is given a cash refund.
Debit an Asset and Credit an AssetIncreases an Asset / Decreases an Asset
Debit an Asset and Credit RevenueIncreases an Asset / Increases Revenue (Increases Equity)
Debit an Asset and Credit LiabilitiesIncreases an Asset / Increases Liabilities
Debit an Asset and Credit Owner's EquityIncreases an Asset / Increases Owner's Equity
Debit Contra Revenue and Credit an AssetIncreases Contra Revenue (Reduces Equity) / Decreases an Asset
Debit a Liability and Credit an AssetDecreases a Liability / Decreases an Asset
Debit Draw and Credit an AssetIncreases a Draw (Reduces Equity) / Decreases an Asset
Debit an Expense and Credit a LiabilityIncreases an Expense (Reduces Equity) / Increases a Liability
Debit an Expense and Credit an AssetIncreases an Expense (Reduces Equity) / Decreases an Asset
Transaction 20. Business receives a signed contract to sell 500 units of its product a month for six months beginning next month.
Debit an Asset and Credit an AssetIncreases an Asset / Decreases an Asset
Debit an Asset and Credit RevenueIncreases an Asset / Increases Revenue (Increases Equity)
Debit an Asset and Credit LiabilitiesIncreases an Asset / Increases Liabilities
Debit an Asset and Credit Owner's EquityIncreases an Asset / Increases Owner's Equity
Debit a Liability and Credit an AssetDecreases a Liability / Decreases an Asset
Debit Draw and Credit an AssetIncreases a Draw (Reduces Equity) / Decreases an Asset
Debit an Expense and Credit a LiabilityIncreases an Expense (Reduces Equity) / Increases a Liability
Debit an Expense and Credit an AssetIncreases an Expense (Reduces Equity) / Decreases an Asset
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