ACCOUNTING CONCEPTS Definition

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ACCOUNTING CONCEPTS are the assumptions underlying the preparation of financial statements, i.e., the basic assumptions of going concern, accruals, consistency and prudence.

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RESULTS FROM OPERATION is a synonym for the financial statement of a corporation: P&L, balance sheet, statement of cash flows, and sometimes a statement of owners equity. See FINANCIAL STATEMENT.

HELD TO MATURITY normally refers to a long term security (note or bond held for more than one year) that has a predetermined maturation event.

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