Errors of Principle:

(a) Salary paid ₹ 5,000, debited to employee’s personal account.

(b) Rent Paid ₹ 4,000 was posted to landlord’s personal account.

(c) Goods withdrawn by proprietor for personal use ₹ 1,000 were debited to sundry expenses account.

(a) Furniture purchased for ₹ 10,000 wrongly debited to purchases account.

(b) Machinery purchased on credit from Raman for ₹ 20,000 was recorded through purchases book.

(c) Repairs on machinery ₹ 1,400 debited to machinery account.

(d) Sale of old machinery at book value of ₹ 3,000 was credited to sales account.

(a) Goods withdrawn by proprietor for personal use ₹ 800 were not posted to Drawings account.

 

Errors of complete omission (from accounting books):

(i) Credit sales to Dinesh ₹ 8,000 were not recorded.

(ii) Credit purchases from Angad ₹ 5,000 were not recorded.

(iii) Goods returned to Akaash ₹ 3,000 were not recorded.

(iv) Goods returned from Suman ₹ 4,000 were not recorded.

 

Errors of Omission (of posting):

(a) Credit sales to Dinesh ₹ 5,000 were not posted.

(b) Credit purchases from Angad ₹ 9,000 were not posted.

(c) Goods returned to Akaash ₹ 4,000 were not posted.

(d) Goods returned from Suman ₹ 1,000 were not posted.

 

Errors of Commission (wrong amount-short amount):

(i) Credit sales to Dinesh ₹ 5,000 were recorded as ₹500.

(ii) Credit purchases from Angad ₹ 9,000 were recorded as ₹900.

(iii) Goods returned to Akaash ₹ 4,000 were recorded as Rs 400.

(iv) Goods returned from Suman ₹ 1,000 were recorded as ₹100.

 

Errors of Commission (wrong amount-more amount):

(i) Credit sales to Dinesh ₹ 5,000 were recorded as ₹5,200.

(ii) Credit purchases from Angad ₹ 9,000 were recorded as ₹ 9,900.

(iii) Goods returned to Akaash ₹ 4,000 were recorded as Rs 4,040.

(iv) Goods returned from Suman ₹ 1,000 were recorded as ₹1,500.

 

Errors of Commission (wrong subsidiary book):

(a) Credit Sales to Dinesh ₹ 5,000 were recorded in purchases book.

(b) Credit Purchases from Angad ₹ 9,000 were recorded in sales book.

(c) Goods returned to Akaash ₹ 4,000 were recorded in the sales return book.

(d) Goods returned from Suman ₹ 1,000 were recorded in purchases return book.

 

Errors of Commission (overcasting of subsidiary book) :

(a) Sales book overcast by ₹ 500.

(b) Purchases book overcast by ₹ 500.

(c) Sales return book overcast by ₹ 300.

(d) Purchase returns book overcast by ₹ 200.

 

Errors of Commission (undercasting of subsidiary book):

(a) Sales book undercast by ₹300.

(b) Purchases book undercast by ₹400.

(c) Return Inwards book undercast by ₹200.

(d) Return outwards book undercast by ₹100.

 

Errors of Commission (posting with wrong amount):

(a) Credit sales to Dinesh ₹ 5,000 were posted as ₹ 9,000.

(b) Credit purchases from Angad ₹ 9,000 were posted as ₹ 5,000.

(c) Goods returned to Akaash ₹ 4,000 were posted as ₹ 5,000.

(d) Goods returned from Suman ₹ 1,000 were posted as ₹ 3,000.

 

Errors of Commission (posting to wrong account):

(a) Credit sales to Dinesh ₹ 5,000 were posted to Karan.

(b) Credit purchases from Angad ₹ 9,000 were posted to Gobind.

(c) Goods returned to Akaash ₹ 4,000 were posted to Naresh.

(d) Goods returned from Suman ₹ 1,000 were posted to Manish.

 

Errors of Commission (posting to wrong side of the account):

(a) Credit sales to Dinesh ₹ 5,000 were posted to the credit of his account.

(b) Credit purchases from Anu ₹ 9,000 were posted to the debit of his account as ₹ 5,000.

(c) Goods returned to Akaash ₹ 4,000 were posted to the credit of his account.

(d) Goods returned from Ram ₹ 1,000 were posted to the debit of his account as ₹ 2,000.

 

Errors of Commission (wrong amount in wrong account):

(a) Credit sales to Dinesh ₹ 5,000 were posted to Karan as ₹ 500.

(b) Credit purchases from Amar ₹ 9,000 were posted to the debit of Aman as ₹ 900.

(c) Goods returned to Akaash ₹ 4,000 were posted to the credit of Naresh as ₹ 3,000.

(d) Goods returned from Suman ₹ 1,000 were posted to the debit of Manish as ₹ 2,000.

 

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