Chart Of Accounts

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Definition: Chart Of Accounts

Chart Of Accounts

Quick Summary of Chart Of Accounts

A list of all of the accounts that are held in which business transactions are classified and recorded.

Full Definition of Chart Of Accounts

A chart of accounts (COA) is a list of all accounts tracked by a single accounting system, and should be designed to capture financial information to make good financial decisions. Each account in the chart is assigned a unique identifier, typically an account number. Each account in the Anglo-Saxon chart is classified into one of the five categories: assets, liabilities, equity, income and expenses.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Chart Of Accounts 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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