DEFERRED Definition

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DEFERRED, in accounting, is any account entry where the asset or liability is not realized until a future date, e.g. annuities, charges, taxes, income, etc. The deferred item may be carried, dependent on type of deferral, as either an asset or liability.

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BUDGETING is the documenting of intended expenditures over a specified time period (normally one year) along with proposals for how to meet them. See also ZERO BASED BUDGET.

ARM see ADJUSTABLE RATE MORTGAGE.

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