ANNUITY Definition

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ANNUITY, in finance, is a series of fixed payments, usually over a fixed number of years; or for the lifetime of a person, in which case it would be called a life-contingent annuity or simply life annuity.

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COMPARATIVE STATEMENT is a form of financial-statement presentation in which current period results and positions are presented with corresponding figures for previous periods.

EARNING CAPACITY, LOSS OF 'Loss of earning capacity' means the difference between the worker's net average earnings before the incident, and the net average amount of wages the deciding body determines the worker is capable of earning after the incident.

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