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account

1. 
a. a regular client or customer, esp a firm that purchases commodities on credit
b. an area of business assigned to another
2. on account
a. on credit
b. as partial payment
3. settle or square accounts with to pay or receive a balance due

account

An established relationship for some purpose such as identifying a user on a computer or making financial transactions. See user account, guest account and account number.
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NPOs also must disclose gains and losses realized for investments not accounted for using fair value (unmarketable equity securities).
The following consensus was reached regarding investments accounted for under the cost method:
The movement, they contend, will transform how business is conducted and, in turn, how transactions are accounted for and reported on a global basis.
structurings deal with accounting for foreclosure or repossession of assets in satisfaction of receivables and requires foreclosed assets be accounted for at their fair value at the time of foreclosure.
Accounting changes from another accounting principle to an EITF consensus should be accounted for in accordance with Accounting Principles Board Opinion no.
They believed purchase accounting would not apply to such transactions because they are combinations of enterprises under common control, which normally are accounted for at historical cost in a manner that is similar to pooling.
The standard also requires that a change in depreciation, amortization or depletion method be accounted for as a change in accounting estimate with a prospective application.

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