ACCOUNTING EVENT Definition

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ACCOUNTING EVENT is when the assets and liabilities of a business increase/decrease or when there are changes in owners equity.

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LMA, among others, is an acronym for Lease Management Agreement, Local Marketing Agreement or Legal Marketing Association.

CONTRIBUTION/SALES RATIO (C/S RATIO) is a tool used in profit management. It is important to establish the C/S RATIO: C/S ratio = (Sales revenue - Variable cost of sales)/Sales revenue x 100. If a company achieves a high average marginal profit ratio of say, 40%, it does not mean that it will achieve high profits. The eventual profit will be dependent on the level of fixed costs within the organization.

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