Cash Basis Accounting

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Definition: Cash Basis Accounting

Cash Basis Accounting

Full Definition of Cash Basis Accounting

An accepted form of accounting that records all revenues and expenditures at the time when payments are actually received or sent. This straightforward method of accounting is appropriate for small or newer businesses that conduct business on a cash basis or that don’t carry inventories. See also: List of Key Accounting Terms and Definitions at

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Cash Basis 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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