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Accounts receivable

Definition of the noun accounts receivable

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noun

  1. a creditor's accounts of money owed to him; normally arise from the sale of products or services
    • usage: plural / plural form
    • lexical domain: Possessions - nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession
    • more generic word: assets = anything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company

Alternative definition of the noun accounts receivable

noun

  1. The total monetary amount owed to a financial entity due to debts arising from sales on credit or on account.

Character

Accounts Receivable is a fictional character from the 2013 film The Foxy Merkins.

Miscellanea

Accounts receivable is a legally enforceable claim for payment from a business to its customer/clients for goods supplied and/or services rendered in execution of the customer's order. These are generally in the form of invoices raised by a business and delivered to the customer for payment within an agreed time frame. Accounts receivable is shown in a balance sheet as an asset. It is one of a series of accounting transactions dealing with the billing of a customer for goods and services that the customer has ordered. These may be distinguished from notes receivable, which are debts created through formal legal instruments called promissory notes.

  • also known as 應收帳款

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Google previewDictionary of Finance, Investment and Banking (2016)

by E. Banks

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE Trade CREDIT created by a company when it permits a client to pay in the future for goods or services that have already been delivered by the company. A client company is generally ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC TERMS, 5th ed. (2007)

See also ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE. ACCOUNTS PAYABLE LEDGER ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization (2014)

by Wang, John

The study of cash flow forecasting method is performed by using the data from Acme's accounts receivable aging report. The partial balance aging method, which is a more common practice in business, is applied to the accounts receivable ...

Google previewThe International Business Encyclopedia (1910)

The Up-to-date, Down-to-the Minute Business Dictionary by Elmer Henry Beach, W. W. Thorne

and at the end of the month grand totals are debited and credited to Accounts Receivable Controlling Account in general ...

Google previewThe American business and accounting encyclopaedia (1908)

a standard reference work for business men and accountants, profusely illustrated with many special forms, tables, and diagrams never before published

The credits to sundry accounts receivable account should be posted consecutively, and checked alphabetically, or numerically, with the ...

Google previewLongman Dictionary of Financial Terms (2007)

EXAMPLE: Common areas of poor financial management were asset management; transfer payments; accounts receivable; revenue; unauthorised expenditure; and personnel. - Business Day accounts receivable financing When a company ...

Google previewDictionary of Finance and Investment Terms, 9th ed. (2014)

by John Downes, Jordan Goodman

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE money owed to a business for merchandise or services sold on ...

Google previewDictionary of Finance and Investment Terms (2010)

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE money owed to a business for merchandise or services sold ...

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