ERROR Definition

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ERROR is unintentional misstatements or omissions in financial statements. Errors may involve mistakes in gathering or processing accounting data, incorrect estimates from oversight or misinterpretation of facts, and mistakes in application of principles relating to amount, classification, presentation or disclosure.

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DUPONT ANALYSIS is a method for analyzing Return on Equity (ROE). The formula: ROE = Net Margin x Asset Turnover x Leverage Factor.

NORMAL SPOILAGE consists of defective units that arise as part of regular operations. If normal spoilage arises from the requirements of a specific job, the cost of the spoiled units is charged to the job.

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