UNDERABSORBED OVERHEAD Definition

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UNDERABSORBED OVERHEAD is where total overhead has not been fully allocated to products sold or services offered. Such a condition can result in an understatement of COGS or cost of sales.

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PIECEMEAL OPINION is an expression of an opinion on an item in financial statements that is not permitted as part of a disclaimer or adverse opinion on the financial statements as a whole because it would tend to overshadow or contradict a disclaimer of opinion or an adverse opinion.

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