ORGANIZATION COST Definition

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ORGANIZATION COST is amounts spent to begin a business entity, e.g., business filing fees, franchise acquisition, and legal fees. In the United States, costs associated with a corporation issuing or selling shares or other securities are capitalized and not tax deductible. Other organization expenses may be capitalized and amortized over a period of sixty (60) months or more; thereby providing possible tax relief through organization cost deductions. See also STARTUP COSTS.

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CORPORATE BOND is evidence of debt owed by a corpora­tion, issued for the purpose of borrowing money, and promising to return the face value of borrowed money at maturity. Corporate bonds usually pay interest at regular intervals twice each year.

NSF CHECK see NOT SUFFICIENT FUNDS (NSF) CHECK.

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