PERSONAL ACCOUNTS Definition

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PERSONAL ACCOUNTS represents money due to or due from a person or group of persons. For example, Accounts Payable - Suppliers is a personal account since this amount is payable to a supplier/suppliers.

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HARD COSTS is the purchase price of actual assets. For example, the purchase price of a new printing press would be the hard cost. The soft costs are additional fees for items like factoring-invoiced installation, prepaid and extended warranties, or service contracts for the new equipment.

P as the fifth letter in a Nasdaq stock symbol indicates that the issue is first class of preferred shares in the company.

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