- accounting period
- accounting period (AP) - A 4-week period that forms one thirteenth of the postal fiscal year. It begins on a Saturday and ends at the close of business on the Friday 4 weeks later.
Glossary of postal terms. 2014.
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accounting period — The period of time, usually a year, used by a taxpayer in the determination of income and related tax liability. Unless a fiscal year is chosen, taxpayers must determine and pay their income tax liability by using the calendar year (i.e., January … Black's law dictionary
Accounting Period — 1. In general, the time period reflected by a set of financial statements. 2. In terms of taxation, it is the 12 month period a taxpayer uses to determine his or her income tax. The accounting period is usually the calendar year … Investment dictionary
accounting period — a regular period of time, as a month or a year, for which an operative statement is drawn up. * * * … Universalium
accounting period — defined and uniform period of time in which account activity is recorded … English contemporary dictionary
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