Fiscal Accounting, Version: July 1974
Memory Required; 28K, Special Hardware Required: Line Printer, Card Reader, at least 3 RK05 Disk Drives.
Abstract: The Fiscal Accounting Package, a fully accrued and encumbered system of accounting, consists of two subsystems, accounts payable and general ledger reporting. The accounts payable package (A.P.) includes the normal accounts payable functions; the general ledger package (G.L.) includes the printing of the general ledger and various forms of budget and expenditure reports. The Fiscal Package is for the most part a conversion of a similar package developed for an IBM 1401. It is therefore card input oriented. However, that is the only use of cards; the input programs could easily be modified for terminal input. All sorting and data manipulation is done on the disks and output is either to the disks or the line printer. The equipment necessary for the cards is a keypunch and a punched card reader for the PDP-11. The entire package is written in the RSTS V4A-12 BASIC-PLUS language.
A third package can be used in conjunction with the A.P. and G.L. packages. That package is a Payroll Package (also available from DECUS as number RSTS-11-33) based on the same system of accounting. The entire system is based on double entry bookkeeping. The A.P. and G.L. package, however, stand alone without the payroll package.
The accounting system is based on a 16 digit general ledger account number. The account number contains, in a more concise form, most of the information recommended by the Federal Handbook 11 for school fiscal accounting.
Note: One DECtape is documentation.
Documentation on Magnetic Media.
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