Journal Entry for Carriage Outwards
Carriage outwards is essentially the delivery expense related to selling of goods. Usually it is an expense for the seller and is charged as a revenue expenditure with the help of a journal entry for carriage outwards.
The product may or may not be for resale, the word “Outwards” shows that the cost is incurred while the goods are being sold by the business i.e. they are going out of the business. It is also called freight-outwards or transporation-outwards.
(Paying carriage outwards from bank account)
|Profit and Loss Account||Debit|
|To Carriage Outwards||Credit|
(Carriage outwards being transferred to the profit and loss account)
A company pays 5,000 for carriage outwards via cheque along with total sales of 1,00,000. Show the journal entry for carriage outwards.
(Paying 5000 as carriage outwards from bank account)
|Profit and Loss Account||5,000|
|To Carriage Outwards||5,000|
(Carriage outwards of 5000 being transferred to the profit and loss account)
Carriage Outwards Shown in Financial Statements