DEBIT MEMORANDUM Definition

Bookmark and Share

DEBIT MEMORANDUM can be either a) a form or document given by the bank to a depositor to notify that the depositors balance is being decreased due to some event other than the payment of depositor originated check, e.g. bank service charges; or b) a form of document used by a seller to notify a buyer that the seller is debiting (increasing) the amount of the buyers accounts payable due to errors or other factors requiring adjustments.

Learn new Accounting Terms

CREATIVE ACCOUNTING is slang for the concept of maintaining accounts giving possibly illegal or dubious benefits to the entity for which the accounts are maintained.

FLOAT MANAGEMENT is to manage depository or checking accounts that do not have any returns associated with them, i.e. it is poor stewardship to leave too much money in checking accounts or other locations that do not maximize returns on that cash, i.e. do not or minimally earn interest income.

Suggest a Term

Enter Search Term

Enter a term, then click the entry you would like to view.