This includes both cash and credit sales of goods. From this demonstration of total sales, sales return also termed as Returns Inward, if any then is deducted in the inner column and the net sales amount is demonstrated in the outer column on the credit side of the Trading Account. Sales of assets are not credited to the Trading Account. This must be noted, if goods have been sold but not even dispatched, these must not be demonstrated under sales but are comprised in closing stock if the property or ownership in the goods has not passed to the customer. However if the property/ownership in the goods has passed to the customer goods sold but not even dispatched this will not be included in closing stock but will be termed as sales.
Subsequent is the proforma of the Trading Account:
Trading Account For the Year Ended