CLEARING ACCOUNT Definition

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CLEARING ACCOUNT, in banking, is a bank account used by a mortgage servicing company for the temporary, short-term deposit of mortgage payments that have been collected and are either awaiting transmittal to investors who bought the mortgages or awaiting deposit in escrow accounts. See CASH CLEARING ACCOUNT.

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OTHER COMPREHENSIVE BASIS OF ACCOUNTING (OCBOA) means a definite set of criteria, other than accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America or International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs), having substantial support underlying the preparation of financial statements prepared pursuant to that basis.

YIELD VARIANCE is the effect of varying the total input of a factor of production; e.g., direct materials or labor; while holding constant the input mix, i.e. the proportions of the types of materials or labor utilized, and the weighted average unit price of the factor of production.

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