Accrued Liabilities

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Definition: Accrued Liabilities



Full Definition of Accrued Liabilities


Accrued Liabilities are liabilities which have occurred, but have not been paid or logged under accounts payable during an accounting period; in other words, obligations for goods and services provided to a company for which invoices have not yet been received.

Examples would include accrued wages payable, accrued sales tax payable, and accrued rent payable.

There are two general types of Accrued Liabilities:

  • Routine and recurring
  • Infrequent or non-routine

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Definition Sources


Definitions for Accrued Liabilities 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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