ACCRUAL Definition

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ACCRUAL is the recognition of revenue when earned or expenses when incurred regardless of when cash is received or disbursed.

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FAVORABLE VARIANCE is a variance created by using or spending less of a given resource than specified by the standard, often categorized as rate (spending less per hour for labor for a given amount of production), efficiency (using less hours for a given amount of production), usage (using less materials for a given amount of production) or price (paying less to a vendor for a given purchased item).

OTHER INFORMATION, in accounting, is financial and nonfinancial information (other than the financial statements and the auditor's report) included in a document containing audited financial statements and the auditor's report thereon, excluding required supplementary information.

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