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HISTORICAL COST ACCOUNTING Definition
HISTORICAL COST ACCOUNTING is an accounting principle requiring all financial statement items to be based on original cost. It is usually based upon the dollar amount originally exchanged in an arms-length transaction; an amount assumed to reflect the fair market value of an item at the transaction date.
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DDA, among others, can mean: Disability Discrimination Act (1995, UK), Dividend Disbursing Agent (finance), Demand Deposit Account, Direct Deposit Advance (Wells Fargo), Direct Deposit Advice, Deposit Demand Account, or Design Development Activity.
MERCHANDISE is commodities offered for sale or to engage in the trade of commodities that are for sale.