Credit Balance for Bank on
Q: Where is 'Bank' entered on a balance sheet if it is has a credit balance (overdrawn)? Is it still an 'asset' with a credit amount posted or is it listed with the 'liabilities'?
A: It is listed under current liabilities and is called Bank overdraft .
The reason it falls under liabilities is that the business now owes the bank some money. It is now basically lending from and owing the bank. So it is a debt or liability.
It is placed under current liabilities because it is generally assumed that the business will handle this debt within a period of one year.
FYI I have lessons on cash, bank and bank reconciliations in the basic accounting book I wrote.
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