Accounting Cushion

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Definition: Accounting Cushion

Accounting Cushion

Full Definition of Accounting Cushion

The process of overstating an expense provision, the purpose of which is to provide a larger balance in the estimated liability or allowance account so it maximizes the amount of expense for a later period.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Accounting Cushion are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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