INVENTORY VALUATION Definition

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INVENTORY VALUATION is the process of assigning a financial value to on-hand inventory, based on standard cost, first-in, first-out (FIFO), last-in, first-out (LIFO), average list price or other method. The method used is determined by a requirement to meet legal or other standards specified by a third party, or by an operational measure found to be useful in analyzing inventory positions.

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PROCESSING CONTROL, in accounting, is an internal control included in computer software designed to assure that all transactions are handled as authorized and none omitted or added.

OMITTED is to leave undone or leave out, i.e. to prevent from being included or considered or accepted.

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