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Horngren'S Financial And Managerial Accounting
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Question: Match the accounting terminology to the definitions. 3. Time period concept 4. Revenue recognition principle 5. Matching principle a. Requires companies to record revenue when it satisfies each performance obligation. b. Assumes that a business’s activities can be sliced into small time segments and that financial statements can be prepared for specific periods. c. Guides accounting for expenses, ensures that all expenses are recorded when they are incurred during the period, and matches those expenses against the revenues of the period


The correct option is ‘c’.

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Step 1: Explanation on Accounting Principles

Accounting principles refers to the general rules and assumptions that are applicable to the business entity for accounting purposes.

Step 2: Explanation on Matching Principle

Matching principle is also known as expense recognition principle. Matching principle helps in accounting of expenses. As per the matching principle, expenses should be recorded when it is incurred, and should match with the revenues earned.

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