Define: Account Code

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Definition: Account Code

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Dictionary Definition

An account code is a number to given to an account form a chart of accounts. Each digit in the code represent a feature; for example: type of asset, location, maintaining department, etc.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Account Code are sourced/syndicated from:

  • Oxford Dictionary Of Economics
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 28th January 2019.