from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or process of accumulating; an increase.
- n. Something that accumulates or increases.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An increase; something that accumulates, especially an amount of money that periodically accumulates for a specific purpose
- n. a charge incurred in one accounting period that has not been paid by the end of it.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Accrument.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process of accruing; accretion.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of accumulating
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For a young participant, the cash balance accrual is ordinarily faster.
The decline versus the prior quarter was related to a lower bonus accrual, which is tied to company performance.
I'm sure cash-basis accounting has a place somewhere in the world, but the vast majority of businesses adhere to another convention called accrual-basis, which says that revenue is earned and expenses are generated at the moment of the transaction -- not when cash changes hands.
In the US, the largest capital market and borrower, even the most optimistic budget estimates foresee another decade of crushing deficits that will grow the official deficit by some $9 trillion and the real (i.e., "accrual" or "unofficial") deficit by perhaps another $20 to $30 trillion, once we account for growth in liabilities.
Then there was a gigantic accounting gimmick -- a shift from pay-as-you-go bookkeeping to something known as "accrual" accounting in the government's pension-guarantee and deposit-insurance funds.
Amgen (AMGN): Q1 revenues contained a $33 million "accrual," with an estimated "impact" of $200 million to $250 million for the year.
The House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to authorize the DOT to award multi-year contracts for highway projects and a variety of other activities, a system of "accrual" accounting the agency used before a 2008 state audit concluded that it violated Georgia's Constitution.
Sonny Perdue and the State Transportation Board over whether the DOT has the legal authority to obligate the state to multi-year funding commitments using a system of "accrual" accounting.
More than 10 percent of its total loans, or $390 million, were considered non-accrual, meaning Bank of North Georgia did not expect repayment.
That's the accrual which is actually backed out and then you put through the actual cash that you pay, so that's why - that's why, you know, you're seeing 186, but in your 806 you actually have some 200 - $344 million of deferred taxes which are back taxed [ph].