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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DEMINIMUS, root is De minimis non curat lex (Latin), a common law principle whereby judges will not sit in judgment of extremely minor transgressions of the law. It has been restated as "the law does not concern itself with trifles". It is commonly used to include a test of anyone judging conformance to accounting principles, regulations or rules.

13TH PERIOD in the fiscal year is the period used for fiscal year-end adjusting entries (periods 1-12 being the months in the fiscal year).

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