ANCILLARY Definition

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ANCILLARY relates to something extra or of lesser importance. For example, ancillary revenue would be revenue derived from the provisioning of products or services that are not considered to be primary to the generation of revenue.

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SALES JOURNAL is a record containing a chronological listing of credit sales.

FIXED ASSETS are those assets of a permanent nature required for the normal conduct of a business, and which will not normally be converted into cash during the ensuring fiscal period. For example, furniture, fixtures, land, and buildings are all fixed assets. However, accounts receivable and inventory are not. Sometimes called PLANT.

An indicator of a sustainable competitive advantage is if valuable assets on the books at valuation indicate that they are valued at < market price. If so, it may tell about the mindset of the firm's management looking for sustainable competitive advantages.

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