Define: Accounting Period

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Definition: Accounting Period


Quick Summary of Accounting Period


Time period for which financial statements are prepared (e.g. month, quarter, year).



What is the dictionary definition of Accounting Period?

Dictionary Definition


The period of time, normally a year, that a set of company accounts refers to.


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Synonyms For Accounting Period


reference period, billing period, reporting cycle, trading period, billing cycle


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Definition Sources


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

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

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.