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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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Such a mismatch arises because financial assets will be accounted for at fair value--they will be marked to market value for every reporting period--as outlined in IAS 32.
And many utilities had accounted for deposits as loans, but had agreed on audit or at Appeals to start reporting the deposits as income.
As previously announced on November 12, 2004, a sale-leaseback transaction relating to four communities will be accounted for as a financing rather than under sale-leaseback accounting because the Company has continuing involvement in the communities.
96, Treasury Stock Acquisitions Following Consummation of a Business Combination Accounted for as a Pooling of Interests.
The proposed statement would also require that troubled debt restructurings, currently covered by FASB Statement 15, Accounting by Debtors and Creditors for Troubled Debt Restructurings, be accounted for at fair value by the creditor at the date of the restructuring.
This also is true for utilities that accounted for nuclear decommissioning costs exclusively as a liability.
These equity securities are those with readily determinable fair values not accounted for under the equity method or as investments in consolidated subsidiaries.
The following consensuses were reached regarding investments accounted for under SOP 78-9 (either cost or equity method):

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