Extinguishment Of Debt

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Definition: Extinguishment Of Debt




Full Definition of Extinguishment Of Debt


Extinguishment of debt refers to the elimination and/or ending of liabilities by payment.

There are a number of FASB statements providing guidance for issues related to the extinguishment of debt: FASB Statement No. 4, Reporting Gains and Losses from Extinguishment of Debt, FASB Statement No. 64, Extinguishments od Debt Made to Satisfy Sinking-Fund Requirements, FASB Statement No. 44, Accounting for Intangible Assets of Motor Carriers, FASB Statement No. 13, Accounting for Leases, and the latest release, FASB Statement No. 145, which rescinds Statements No. 4, 44, and 64, and amends 13.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Extinguishment Of Debt 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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