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FIFO - principle

When trading stocks, it is important to understand the principles of accounting to ensure accuracy and compliance with accounting standards. One such principle is FiFO, which stands for "First In, First Out". This principle dictates that the first shares purchased should be sold first. In other words, when you sell shares, the oldest shares you've purchased are sold first. And this affects the calculation of gain/loss on sales.

The implementation of the FiFO principle can be challenging, especially for investors with complex portfolios or frequent transactions. Keeping track of purchase prices, the number of shares, and the timing of each transaction can be a daunting task. This is especially true when you must document and follow the FiFO principle for financial reporting and tax purposes.

One way to simplify this process is to use Dynamik. By automating the bookkeeping of stock transactions, Dynamik can help ensure accuracy and compliance with the FiFO principle. The system automatically tracks your trades, updates your holdings, and identifies which stocks/funds to sell first when you execute sales transactions.




Dynamik: Efficient solution for bookkeeping shares

Dynamik is a versatile software that not only simplifies the bookkeeping of securities transactions such as buying/selling shares, funds and dividends, but also offers a number of other useful features for accountants and investors. Using Dynamik, you can:

1.       Automate bookkeeping: Dynamik automates the bookkeeping of stock transactions, saving time and reducing the risk of human error.

2.      Portfolio tracking: The software gives you easy access to information about your entire portfolio, including inventories, cost price, and performance reports.

3.     Generate accurate reports: Dynamik can generate detailed reports on your investments, helping you gain insight into your portfolio's performance and make informed decisions.

4. Compliant with accounting standards: By adhering to the FiFO principle and other accounting standards, Dynamik helps you ensure accuracy and compliance in your accounting.

All in all, Dynamik enables investors to effectively manage their investments, and meet accounting requirements. By using this software, you can rest assured that your accounting is accurate and that you have full control over your financial transactions.

Book a demo now, and we will show you the magic in Dynamik




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