Define: Year End

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Definition: Year End

Quick Summary of Year End

Year end is the end of a business’s accounting year. It’s short for ‘accounting year end’.

What is the dictionary definition of Year End?

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Full Definition of Year End

The end of the financial year.
During this period, the accountant calculates how much tax a business owes to the government. Bookkeepers need to ensure that reconciliations are completed, transaction entries are correctly coded, supporting paperwork is readily available, and that sales taxes and PAYE taxes have been processed.


Examples of Year End in a sentence

As of year end, net assets were valued at £2.4 million.

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Year End. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. November 21, 2019
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Year End. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: November 21, 2019).
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This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.