OFFSET ACCOUNT Definition

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OFFSET ACCOUNT is an account that is setup for elimination of a long or short position by making an opposite transaction.

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DISCOUNTED PAYBACK is the period of time required to recover initial cash outflow when the cash inflows are discounted at the opportunity cost of capital.

CAPITAL ADDITION is a. new (as opposed to replacement) part added to an existing non-current productive asset (e.g., equipment) used for business purposes that increases the useful life and service potential of the asset; or, b. in taxation, cost of capital improvements and betterments made to the property by a taxpayer.

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