ACCOUNTING ENTITY ASSUMPTION Definition

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ACCOUNTING ENTITY ASSUMPTION states that a business is a separate legal entity from the owner. In the accounts the business' monetary transactions are recorded only.

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COST PER OUTPUT see OBJECT COST.

INCREMENTAL COST OF CAPITAL is the weighted cost of the additional capital raised in a given period. Weighted cost of capital, also called composite cost of capital, is the weighted average of costs applicable to the issues of debt and classes of equity that compose the firm's capital structure. Also called marginal cost of capital.

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