accrual


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ac·cru·al

 (ə-kro͞o′əl)
n.
1. The act or process of accumulating; an increase.
2. Something that accumulates or increases.

accrual

(əˈkruːəl)
n
1. the act of accruing
2. something that has accrued
3. (Accounting & Book-keeping) accounting a charge incurred in one accounting period that has not been paid by the end of it

ac•cru•al

(əˈkru əl)

n.
1. the act or process of accruing.
2. something accrued.
[1875–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.accrual - the act of accumulatingaccrual - the act of accumulating    
step-up, increase - the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"
buildup - the act of building up an accumulation; "I envied his rapid buildup of assets"; "a military buildup in preparation for the invasion"
Translations

accrual

[əˈkrʊəl] N (frm) → acumulación f

accrual

[əˈkruːəl] n (= accumulation) → accumulation f accrual rateaccrual rate ntaux m cumulé

accrual

n
(= accumulation)Ansammlung f; (Fin: of interest) → Auflaufen nt; (= addition)Hinzukommen nt
accruals pl (Fin: = liabilities) → Verbindlichkeiten pl
References in periodicals archive ?
Zhang, 2008, "Understanding the Accrual Anomaly," NBER Working Paper.
Frank, 2007, "Accruals, Investment, and the Accrual Anomaly," Accounting Review, 82, 1333-1364.
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Yet generalpurpose financial statements must be reported using the accrual basis, requiring accountants to convert the records.
Many introductory-level accounting students find the accrual method difficult to understand, partly because of lack of exposure to the differences between the two methods.
The empirical tests applied to the sample permitted analyzing the phenomenon known as accrual anomaly, besides identifying the most important components of the formation, variability and persistence of the accruals of firms listed on the BMF&BOVESPA.
Since 2014, ICBC s accrual gold business has maintained a robust growth momentum, with both business volume and customer headcount increasing at a fast clip.
This measure allows us to directly observe the accuracy of the primary accrual used by insurance companies (loss reserves).
The results of Slon's study show that the stability of the accrual component of profit is less than the stability of its cash component and the reason is accruals' subjectivity.
As Lapsley, mussari and Paulsson (2009) point out, in the world of public sector accounting, the adoption of accrual accounting is self-evident and has been encouraged by the recommendations of international organizations such as the international Public sector accounting standards Board (IPSASB) and the OECD.
An example of a revenue-related discretionary accrual would be the estimation of the amount of revenue to recognize on construction projects in progress.