Adjusting Entry

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Definition: Adjusting Entry

Adjusting Entry

Full Definition of Adjusting Entry

A bookkeeping entry made at the end of an accounting period to assign income and expenses to a different period. These entries are made under the accrual accounting systems in order to correctly reflect the timings of income and expenditure. Some adjusting entries include accounts receivable, accounts payable, depreciation and amortization.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Adjusting Entry 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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