Define: Matching

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Matching


Quick Summary of Matching


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



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Definition Sources


Definitions for Matching are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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