deferred asset


deferred asset

Accounting dictionary. 2014.

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  • deferred debit — deferred asset; = deferred expense An item of expenditure incurred in an accounting period but, under the accruals concept, not matched with the income it will generate. Instead of being treated as an operating cost for that period, it is treated …   Accounting dictionary

  • deferred debit — deferred asset; deferred expense An item of expenditure incurred in an accounting period but, under the accruals concept, not matched with the income it will generate. Instead of being treated as an operating cost for that period, it is treated… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • deferred charge — noun or deferred asset : an expense (as a prepaid insurance premium or an inventory of supplies) that is incurred prior to the fiscal period to which it applies, temporarily carried on the books as an asset, and subsequently charged to expense at …   Useful english dictionary

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