COMPREHENSIVE BASIS OF ACCOUNTING Definition

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COMPREHENSIVE BASIS OF ACCOUNTING is a complete set of rules other than U.S. GAAP applied to all items in a set of financial statements. Examples include a basis of accounting required by a regulatory agency, a basis of accounting the entity uses for its income tax return and the cash receipts and disbursements basis.

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TREASURY is, dependent upon usage, a. the funds of a government or institution or individual; b. the government department responsible for collecting and managing and spending public revenues; or, c. a depository (a room or building) where wealth and precious objects can be kept safely.

BUILDING SOCIETY, similar to a Savings and Loan in the U.S., is a UK savings institution that specializes in loans for house purchase. Their members own building societies.

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