INTEREST EARNINGS Definition

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INTEREST EARNINGS is amounts from interest on all interest-bearing deposits and accounts; accrued interest on investment securities sold; interest on funds held for construction; and interest related public debt for private purposes. Excludes interest on deposits and investments of employee retirement and other insurance trust funds; dividends from investments; accrued interest on bonds issued by the government; recorded profits on sale of investments; and accrued interest on the purchase of investments.

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GROSS INCOME see GROSS PROFIT.

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