BACKORDER Definition

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BACKORDER is a customer order or contractual line item, current or past due, that cannot be shipped due to lack of inventory; dependent upon availability it will be shipped at some future date.

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UNRESOLVED EQUITY is the difference between Total Assets and Total Liabilities on the Balance Sheet. Total Assets is always equal to Total Liabilities plus Equity.

ASSET REVERSION is asset recovery by the sponsoring employer through termination of a defined benefit pension fund and/or of assets in excess of amounts required to pay accrued benefits of a pension fund. In the U.S., assets recovered through reversion are subject to corporate income tax and an excise tax.

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