Investor Glossary-accrued expensesInvestor Glossary-accrued expensesInvestor Glossary-accrued expensesInvestor Glossary-accrued expensesInsightful stock market charts - Click here
Categories    # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Accrued Expenses

The HTML to link to this page

Accrued expenses are known liabilities or expenses that have been incurred and that are expected to be paid in the future. Accrued expenses are recorded by companies using an accrual basis accounting method. A small business using cash basis accounting will not need to record accrued expenses. Recording accrued expenses will help a business plan for anticipated expenses and as a result, reduce the potential of business failure due to lack of funds. Some examples of accrued expenses are taxes that are owed but have not yet been paid, accrued interest on a loan, and accrued vacation pay. Accrued payroll, including accrued bonuses, is also another type of accrued expenses that needs to be reflected on the books. Accrued expenses have to be disclosed in a company's financial records and will be reflected in a company's balance sheet.

Rate this Accrued Expenses definition...

Learn about investing with the Investor Glossary Term of the Day

Click here for insightful stock market charts. Where is the market headed? The answer may surprise you. Find out
with the exclusive & Barron's recommended charts of Chart of the Day.

Popular Terms: APR, required rate of return, in escrow, per diem, stock split, cancelled check, labor relations, liquidity ratio, inflation, 401a, limit order, risk management, Key Rate Duration, retained earnings, FICO score, quality assurance, 144a, real GDP, command economy, dividends payable, deferred revenue, class C shares, stock market close, deferred tax, balance sheet, reverse mortgage, phantom income, ex-dividend, option premium, LIBOR, annual return, debt service coverage, open position, 1035 exchange, current ratio, EBITDA, implied volatility, average price per share, wholly-owned subsidiary, Zero Cost Collar, irrevocable trust, ex-dividend date, FTSE, diluted share, covered put, minority interest, VIX, 1031 exchange, margin rate

Accounting | Banking | Bonds | Brokers | Economy | Futures | Mutual Funds | Options | Real Estate | Retirement | Stocks | Taxes | Technical Analysis
Investor Glossary | Term of the Day | Suggest a Term | Chart of the Day | Dogs of the Dow
©2004-2016 Investor Glossary - All rights reserved - Terms of Use