accounting period

Definitions

Accounting

  • noun a period of time at the end of which the firm’s accounts are made up

Economics

  • noun the period usually covered by a company’s accounts. The balance sheet shows the state of the company’s affairs at the end of the accounting period, while the profit and loss account shows the changes which have taken place since the end of the previous period.

Information & Library Science

  • noun a period of time at the end of which a company’s accounts are closed for checking
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