Black-Box Accounting

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Definition: Black-Box Accounting


Black-Box Accounting


Full Definition of Black-Box Accounting


Complex and confusing accounting methodology that makes financial statements hard to interpret by an untrained individual. This type of accounting attempts to hide unfavorable information by restating facts and including unnecessary information. Companies looking to appear more profitable to potential investors will sometimes utilize this form of accounting.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Black-Box Accounting 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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