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account,

n a basic storage unit in an accounting system. Individual accounts accept debit and credit entries that reflect the different types of transactions made by the practice.
account book,
n a book in which the financial transactions of a business or profession are entered. Such books may be admitted as evidence.
account, open,
n a straightforward arrangement between the dental provider and the patient for the handling of financial payments due the dental provider and owed by the patient.
account, payable,
n a dollar amount owed to creditors for items or services purchased from them.
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In this mixed-attribute model, IAS 39 allows similar financial instruments to be accounted for differently, depending on management's designation or its stated or intended use of the instruments," said Tweedie in his speech.
And many utilities had accounted for deposits as loans, but had agreed on audit or at Appeals to start reporting the deposits as income.
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The following consensus was reached regarding investments accounted for under the cost method:
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The movement, they contend, will transform how business is conducted and, in turn, how transactions are accounted for and reported on a global basis.

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