COST IN EXCESS OF BILLINGS Definition

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COST IN EXCESS OF BILLINGS, in percentage of completion method, is when the billings on uncompleted contracts are less than the income earned to date. These under-billings result in increased assets. Conversely, where billings are greater than the income earned on uncompleted contracts, a liability, billings in excess of costs, results.

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In the company's financial reporting documents this category may contain several line items, e.g. R&D, Sales & Marketing, and General & Administrative. You must ensure that all Overhead Expense line items are contained and accounted for within this category. Where there in no matching category, enter those amounts on a cumulative basis into the General & Administrative category. Enter all amounts in 1,000's.

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