What are some sources for general ledger templates?


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Sources for general ledger templates include site such as TidyForms.com, OfficeTemplatesOnline.com, ExcelTemplates.net and Double-Entry-Bookkeeping.com, as of 2015. Each site includes a description of the purpose for the template, links to other bookkeeping resources and a download link to access the document and modify it with the appropriate program.

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TidyForms.com contains a variety of general ledger templates for use in different accounting situations, along with templates for general ledger paper that do not contain any column headings or document divisions. Each template on the site includes a user rating, links to similar templates and the file type and size for the document.

OfficeTemplatesOnline.com features a brief explanation of the uses for a general ledger, such as track direct expenses and revenues for a company, as well as a preview of its template. The site offers it as a free downloadable Microsoft Word document, which means its cell divisions cannot function with formulas.

ExcelTemplates.net offers a general ledger templates compatible with spreadsheet programs, which means that it supports formulas for automatically calculating account totals, deducting expenses from current funds or summarizing other segments of data. Users may need to add custom formulas to the document in order to access such features.

Double-Entry-Bookkeeping.com offers a free PDF general ledger template that highlights the basic formatting for the document and its use with a double entry accounting system, wherein each financial transaction results in a change to at least two other accounts within the ledger.

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