Define: Matching

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Definition: Matching


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Expenses are matched against revenues in the period they are incurred (see also accruals basis).



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Definitions for Matching are sourced/syndicated from:

  • Oxford Dictionary Of Economics
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.