What is periodicity assumption? Accounting Assignment Homework Help

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What is periodicity assumption?  Please explain this accounting concept and provide examples when possible. This discussion needs to be at least 300-400 words.

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Periodicity in accounting facilitates the tabulation of a firm’s complex routine activities
into simple financial statements that are audited quarterly, monthly or annually. For example in a
manufacturing company, a product may take three years to undergo the production cycle, but its
activities may be broken down into a series of quarterly financial statements (Shoffner G.H.,
Shelly S, and Cooke R.A. 2011). Periodicity is deemed to be significant for ...

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