How to Keep a Manual Cash Book
- Price: £3.60
- Published: January 2015
- Type: Business Information Factsheet
- Format: PDF
A cash book records the flow of cash in and out of your business. Any transaction that involves the inflow (receipt) or outflow (payment) of money from your business should be recorded in the cash book. Although it is called a cash book, the transactions recorded can be in any form, including cheque, credit/debit card and online payments.
This factsheet explains what a cash book is and what you use it for. It demonstrates how to enter business income and expenditure so that all your transactions are recorded. It explains how to carry out a bank reconciliation, a process that compares your cash book with your bank statement to make sure that all transactions have been recorded. It also contains information about dealing with VAT.