Accounting Entity

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Definition: Accounting Entity

Accounting Entity

Full Definition of Accounting Entity

A business or other unit that is being accounted for separately. Systems of accounts are maintained for each entity. These can include corporations, trusts, partnerships, and others.

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December 04, 2021
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Accounting Entity 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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