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DEVOLVED BUDGETING Definition
DEVOLVED BUDGETING follows from devolving managerial responsibility, and assumes that those who are closest to the point of delivery of product/service and other activities will normally be in the best position to make informed choices between alternative courses of action. For devolved budgeting to be fully effective, the budget holder should maintain proper control of the costs being charged to him or her and be accountable for performance against budget. The budget structures are being scrutinized continuously, the aim being to establish what further scope exists for useful devolution of authority and responsibility
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REPLACEMENT RESERVE FUND, in real estate, is a fund set aside for replacement of common property in a condominium, PUD, or cooperative project; particularly that which has a short life expectancy, such as carpeting and furniture.
CLOSING ENTRY is a journal entry at the end of a period to transfer the net effect of revenue and expense items from the income statement to owners equity.