MAJORITY INTEREST Definition

Bookmark and Share

MAJORITY INTEREST is an ownership interest greater than fifty percent (50%) of the voting interest in a business enterprise.

Learn new Accounting Terms

SUSPENSE ACCOUNT, in accounting, is an account that is used on a temporary basis for receipts, disbursements, or discrepancies until such time as the analysis is complete and they can be properly classified.

MUTUAL FUND, according to the SEC, is a company that brings together money from many people and invests it in stocks, bonds or other assets. The combined holdings of stocks, bonds or other assets the fund owns are known as its portfolio. Each investor in the fund owns shares, which represent a part of these holdings.

Suggest a Term

Enter Search Term

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