Difference between revisions of "Liabilities"

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Amounts or obligations of a reporting entity arising from past transactions or events, the settlement of which may result in the transfer or use of assets, the provision of services or other yielding of economic benefits in the future.
 
Amounts or obligations of a reporting entity arising from past transactions or events, the settlement of which may result in the transfer or use of assets, the provision of services or other yielding of economic benefits in the future.
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Examples include overdrafts, trade payables, accruals and provisions.
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Liabilities are represented in the balance sheet by credit balances.
  
  
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* [[Off balance sheet finance]]
 
* [[Off balance sheet finance]]
 
* [[Offset]]
 
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* [[Overdraft]]
 
* [[Provision]]
 
* [[Provision]]

Revision as of 21:27, 3 July 2017

1.

Financial reporting.

Amounts or obligations of a reporting entity arising from past transactions or events, the settlement of which may result in the transfer or use of assets, the provision of services or other yielding of economic benefits in the future.

Examples include overdrafts, trade payables, accruals and provisions.

Liabilities are represented in the balance sheet by credit balances.


2.

More generally, obligations or amounts owed to others (whether or not they are obligations of a financial reporting entity).


See also