ABSTRACT This paper aims to highlight the perception of graduate and undergraduate students regarding accounting fundamentals across British system and American system. The design of this paper is to derive a unique model which proves the both approaches are in same sense however, they are framed differently. Moreover, it provides a good justification of basic questions like why income and expense are treated as credit side and debit side of trading profit and lossaccount, respectively. Ultimately, it helps educators/instructors in influencing the perceptions of their students with regard to different accounting systems.
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N. Bhutta and S. Shah, "Tutorial Accounting Fundamentals: A New Look of British and American Accounting System," Open Journal of Accounting, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2013, pp. 16-18. doi: 10.4236/ojacct.2013.21004.
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