ACCOUNTING TERMS - ACCOUNTING DICTIONARY - ACCOUNTING GLOSSARY
From the web's #1 provider of financial analysis / ratio analysis
DISCRETIONARY SPENDING Definition
DISCRETIONARY SPENDING consists of US government expenditures that are set on an annual basis. It is a budget that members of Congress can adjust on a yearly basis. Examples of discretionary spending in the United States:
-Environmental Protection Agency
-Department of Veterans Affairs
When looking to cut costs, lawmakers usually look to trimming discretionary spending. See MANDATORY SPENDING.
Learn new Accounting Terms
CHURNING, in securities, is the frequent trading of an account in order to generate commissions.
TO DATE is prior to the current date.