Oracle Accounts Receivable (AR) Question:

Explain Accounting for invoice in Advance and Arrears?

Answer:

Accointing for invoice in advance

a) Receivable A/c .....................Dr.

To Unearned revenue a/c

(when we raise the invoice with invoicing rule as advance)



b) Unearned Revenue A/c .............. Dr.

To Revenue A/c

(when we receive the payment, the number of journal entry (b) is depend upon the accounting rules which can be fixed or variable)


Accounting for invoice in arrear

a) Unbilled receivable a/c ....................Dr.

To Revenue a/c

(when we receive the payment of unbilled invoice, the number of journal entry (a) is depend upon the accounting rules which can be fixed or variable))



b) Receivable a/c .........................Dr.

To Unbilled receivable a/c

(when we raise the invoice, with invoicing rule arrear)


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