COST OF GOODS SOLD BUDGET Definition

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COST OF GOODS SOLD BUDGET decomposes, or breaks down, the components of a business's cost of goods sold (in some cases referred to as the cost of revenues). This budget breaks out each separate factor underlying the cost of goods sold for a business. See OPERATING BUDGET.

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HISTORICAL COST CONVENTION is that assets are recorded at their initial cost and are not subsequently revalued upwards, and liabilities valued at the amount initially received in exchange for the obligation. The relevance of the convention is that figures remain objectively based on verifiable figures, but in times of high inflation historical cost can become a dubious convention to follow.

VOSTRO ACCOUNT is a local currency account maintained with a bank by another bank. The term is normally applied to the counterpartys account from which funds may be paid into or withdrawn, as a result of a transaction.

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