Each time a trial steadiness disagrees the next steps will be taken to find the errors:
(1) Divide the distinction by two and discover out if some determine equal to that (half the distinction) seems within the trial steadiness. It’s doable that such merchandise might need been recorded on the mistaken aspect of mal steadiness, inflicting double the distinction.
(2) If the error isn’t positioned, the distinction needs to be divided by 9 and if distinction is evenly divisible by 9 the error be attributable to transportation of figures, e.g. Rs. 590 wrongly recorded as 950, the distinction is (950-590) 360 and it’s evenly divisible by 9.
(three) The following step is to recheck the debit and credit score totals of trial steadiness to fulfill that trial steadiness has been solid accurately.
(four) If mistake stays undetected, be sure that balances or totals of all of the ledger accounts have been accurately proven within the trial steadiness. Particular care needs to be taken to make sure that money or financial institution balances have been duly included within the mal steadiness.
(5) The following step needs to be to recheck that every one the closing balances from previous yr’s steadiness sheet had been accurately carried ahead and recorded in respective accounts within the ledger.
(6) Additional the totaling and balancing of the ledger accounts needs to be redone in order to make sure that there is no such thing as a mistake on that account.
(7) Test the totals of schedule of debtors and collectors and discover out that the balances have been included within the record.
(eight) If distinction is spherical sum, it’s advisable to examine casting and carry forwards. But when the distinction is odd sum the balancing needs to be checked minutely.
(9) Test all of the figures badly written.
(10) Even then if error isn’t positioned, all of the accounts needs to be checked totally as follows:
(11) Journal should be checked to determine that complete debits and credit of every entry agree.
(12) Whole of subsidiary books i.e. gross sales e book, purchases e book to be checked to search out that right posting of the respective accounts has been executed.
(13) Checking needs to be executed to make sure that low cost column; complete of money e book have been accurately posted and entered in trial steadiness.
(14) If all these efforts fail to find the errors a full rechecking of additives, posting and balancing should be executed and it might be advisable that the work of re-checking is completed by a workers completely different from those that had executed the preliminary checking.