BILLS RECEIVABLE Definition

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BILLS RECEIVABLE, in merchant accounts, are all promissory notes, bills of exchange, bonds, and other evidences or securities which a merchant or trader holds, and which are payable to him.

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INHERENT RISK, generally, it is the risk found in the environment and in human activities that is part of existence. In accounting, it is the susceptibility of an audit area to error which could be material, individually or in combination with other errors, assuming that there are no related internal controls.

TRANSACTION EXPOSURE, in foreign exchange, is the possibility of incurring exchange gains or losses on transactions already entered into and denominated in a foreign currency. It is typified by real exchange gains or losses and mixes retrospective and prospective views. It is short-term in nature.

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