Accounting word of the Week

Today, we are looking at the word sales allowance. Sales allowance is a reduction in the selling price of goods because of a particular problem. It can be due to a breakage, quality deficiency, and incorrect quantity of a merchandise.

Sales allowance is a deduction from gross sales to arrive at net sales. Sales allowances are recorded in the contra revenue account.

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