inventory accounting

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Noun1.inventory accounting - accounting that controls and evaluates inventory
accountancy, accounting - the occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business
FIFO, first in first out - inventory accounting in which the oldest items (those first acquired) are assumed to be the first sold
last in first out, LIFO - inventory accounting in which the most recently acquired items are assumed to be the first sold
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The bill would simplify inventory accounting for small and medium-sized companies so inventory can be deducted immediately, and businesses that have inventories wouldn't be disqualified if they otherwise can use the cash method of accounting.
Retailers hold up plan to simplify inventory accounting.
Tax preferences that could be eliminated include deductions benefiting oil, gas and coal companies worth $28 billion and the "last in, first out" method of inventory accounting, used by manufacturers and distribution companies, that's worth $77 billion.
The SAP implementation has given us the ability to improve our methodology for valuing inventory under the retail method of inventory accounting," Carol Schumacher, who serves as vice president of investor relations for Walmart, told analysts during a recent conference call.
Roberts entered the inventory accounting ERP sales arena with Reynolds and Reynolds, where he served as a senior solution specialist, regional manager and strategic account sales specialist during his 10-year tenure.
Grassley and Max Baucus, chair and ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, urging the retention of the LIFO inventory accounting method.
MFCS is an automated inventory accounting system that was developed jointly by the Naval Supply Systems Command's Naval Inventory Control Point, Naval Supply Information Systems Activity, Fleet and Industrial Supply Centers; the Defense Finance Accounting Service, Cleveland, Ohio; the Defense Enterprise Computing Center, Mechanicsburg, Pa.
93 TC 500 (1989), which held that a taxpayer could not change its consistently used inventory accounting method without the IRS's consent, even though the method used was "flawed.
Again, SOP 98-5 is not intended to override an entity's inventory accounting policy.
inventory accounting and how it is applied), and history shows the public has suffered no harmful effects as a result.
On behalf of Tax Executives Institute (TEI), I am writing to urge that the Last-In, First-Out (LIFO) inventory accounting method be retained as part of the Internal Revenue Code.