Define: Accounting

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Definition: Accounting

Quick Summary of Accounting

The process of identifying, measuring and communicating financial information about an entity to permit informed judgements and decisions by users of the information.

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Full Definition of Accounting

Accounting (ACCG) definition: A systematic way of recording and reporting financial transactions for a business or organisation.

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Accounting. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. August 23, 2019
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Accounting. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: August 23, 2019).
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This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.