What are Fixed Assets? Give Examples

Fixed Assets are the assets that are acquired for use in the business for a long period of time, generally more than one year. These assets are not meant for resale, rather, these are used for the production or rendering of goods and services. Fixed Assets help the business to earn the income. For example, Machinery, Building, Goodwill, Plant, Furniture, etc. These assets are recorded in the Balance Sheet at cost after deducting depreciation. 

These assets include both tangible as well as intangible assets.

Tangible Assets are those assets that have physical existence. This implies that these assets can be seen or touched. For example, Plant, Furniture, Loose Tools, etc.

Intangible Assets are those assets that do not have any physical existence. It implies that these assets cannot be seen or touched. For example, Goodwill, Patents, Trademarks, etc.

Also, Read

Trading Account

Trading Account is an account that is prepared to ascertain the trading results of a firm in form of gross profit earned or gross loss incurred during an accounting period.

Users of Financial Statements

The users of financial statements can be broadly classified as Internal Users and External Users. Internal Users are the users who have direct access to the financial statements

Financial Statements

Financial statements reveal the profitability and financial position of a business at the end of the accounting year. It provides financial information to various accounting users that

What is a Promissory Note?

A promissory note is an unconditional promise in writing given by the buyer (or creditor) to the seller (or debtor) to pay the amount of money specified therein to the seller or to the order of seller or to bearer.