POST Definition

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POST is the transfer of accounting entries from a journal of original entry into a ledger book, in chronological order according to when they were generated.

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BACKORDER is a customer order or contractual line item, current or past due, that cannot be shipped due to lack of inventory; dependent upon availability it will be shipped at some future date.

PERPETUAL SUCCESSION is one of the legal distinctions between a business and a company. A company has perpetual succession meaning that a change in the membership does not affect the existence of the company whereas a business does not enjoy this perpetual succession. For example, in the case of a partnership, which is one form of business registration, a change in the membership affects the partnership.

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