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NON-FIXED ASSET Definition
NON-FIXED ASSET is normally equipment and furnishings with an original purchase value less than some pre-determined value (e.g., < $1,000 in acquisition cost assets are considered to be non-fixed assets). These items are not assigned asset inventory tags. Typical examples of non-fixed asset items are calculators, typewriters, chairs, desks, filing cabinets, shelving units and small tools.
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CONSISTENCY is using the same accounting procedures by an accounting entity from period to period. That means using similar measurement concepts and procedures for related items within the company's financial statements for one period.
LIMIT TEST is a computer program step that compares data with predetermined limits as a reasonableness test, e.g. number of hours worked over 40 per week.