WORKING TRIAL BALANCE Definition

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WORKING TRIAL BALANCE is similar to the trial balance. Additionally, it contains columns for adjusting entries and the adjusted balance. This report is typically used at year-end to assist in making adjusting entries.

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BUFFER is anything that stands between two other things. For example, an inventory buffer would be additional inventory over and above committed or planned inventory. The inventory buffer will act as an inventory reserve to ensure that sufficient inventory is available when and if required, i.e., the buffer inventory stands between committed inventory and out-of-stock status.

INSURABLE EARNINGS, as it pertains to unemployment insurance, is the total amount of earnings that an insured person has from insurable employment: a. the total of all amounts, whether wholly or partly paid in legal tender, received or enjoyed by the insured person that are paid to the person by the persons employer in respect of that employment, and b. the amount of any gratuities that the insured person is required to declare under tax legislation.

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