Define: Revenue

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Revenue

Quick Summary of Revenue

Created by a transaction or event arising during the ordinary activities of the business which causes an increase in the ownership interest.

What is the dictionary definition of Revenue?

Dictionary Definition

  1. The income returned by an investment.
  2. The total income received from a given source.
  3. All income generated for some political entity’s treasury by taxation and other means.


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Revenue. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. November 19, 2019
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This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.