ACCOUNTING TERMS - ACCOUNTING DICTIONARY - ACCOUNTING GLOSSARY
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OFF THE BOOKS Definition
OFF THE BOOKS is a term associated with transactions which do not appear in any of the financial records kept by a business. Strictly speaking, 'off the books' implies cash payments received for assets (products and services) which are not officially recorded in the accounting system of the business.
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FILENAME EXTENSION is a suffix to the name of a computer file applied to indicate the encoding convention (file format) of its contents, e.g. example.xls, to where the .xls indicates a Microsoft Excel file.
PROFIT BEFORE TAXES (PBT) is a profitability measure that looks at a companys profits before the company has to pay income tax. This measure deducts all expenses from revenue including interest expenses and operating expenses, but it leaves out the payment of tax.