CAPITAL REPLACEMENT, or economic depreciation, is the portion of the value of machinery and equipment, in addition to repairs, that is used up in the production of a particular commodity. It is based on the current value of the machinery. Capital replacement may be regarded as a discretionary expense in any particular year. It may be deferred when income is low but ultimately must be paid to maintain the capital stock so that over the long term, the operation remains in business.
STORES are provisions and supplies in inventory that are required for running an entity.
RETURNS INWARDS are goods sold on credit to a customer and returned for some reason to be refunded for (Sales returns).
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