CONTINGENCY Definition

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CONTINGENCY is an existing condition involving uncertainty as to possible gain (gain contingency) or loss (loss contingency) that will be resolved by future events. Estimates, such as the useful life of an asset, are not contingencies. Eventual expiration of the asset's utility is not uncertain.

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NPV is an acronym for Net Present Value.

CASH FLOW STATEMENT see STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS.

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