ALLOCATE Definition

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ALLOCATE is to distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose. Examples: a. spread a cost over two or more accounting periods; b. charge a cost or revenue to a number of departments, products, processes or activities on a rational basis.

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CAPITAL OUTLAY see CAPITAL EXPENDITURE.

INTEREST RATE SWAP (IRS) is a contractual arrangement between two counter-parties who agree to exchange interest payments on a defined principal amount for a fixed period of time.

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