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PROCESS COSTING Definition
PROCESS COSTING is a method of cost accounting applied to production carried out by a series of chemical or operational stages or processes. Its characteristics are that costs are accumulated for the whole production process and that average unit costs of production are computed at each stage.
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CORPUS FUND is the capital of the organization; the funds generated and kept for the existence and sustenance of the organization. Normally a corpus fund denotes a permanent fund kept for the basic expenditures needed for the administration and survival of the organization.
BALLOON PAYMENT is a final loan payment that is considerably higher than prior regular payments, in order to pay off the loan.