ACCOUNTS PAYABLE Definition

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ACCOUNTS PAYABLE (AP) are trade accounts of businesses representing obligations to pay for goods and service received.

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DEPRECIABLE COST is fixed asset cost that is subject to depreciation. Depreciable cost equals acquisition cost less salvage value.

CREDIT NOTES are issued to indicate a positive action within an account. Credit notes are issued for reasons such as overpayment, duplicate payment, damaged goods, returned merchandise, etc.

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