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Writeup

In accounting, an increase in the value of an asset without an expenditure. For example, if a company spends money to renovate its office and that causes the value of the office to increase, this is not a writeup. A writeup, however, may occur if the value of the office increases for some other reason, such as gentrification. Writeups are most common during a period of price inflation in situations in which the company conducts accounting according to the fair market value of its assets.

writeup

An accounting increase in the book value of an asset without an accompanying expenditure of funds. For example, if a firm accounts for inventory on the basis of market value, the firm may need a writeup of inventory during a period of price inflation.
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78 did not strictly prohibit net write-ups in net assets.
The company also had write-ups for honors in business leadership in the following; The Orlando Business Journal, The Orlando Sentinel and The Miami Herald.
But Muir, a former Los Angeles Times editor, continued to assert that, at Stodder's direction, he inflated bills for hours not worked, and that while initially he thought in "ignorance" the write-ups might be OK, he eventually was convinced they were fraudulent.
When researching and preparing case write-ups, students no longer thumb through their accounting standards manuals.
Researchers also looked at analyst write-ups, current news, business trends and changes in consensus forecasts, as well as metrics to measure the degree to which past earnings are reliable and are likely to persist.
9, 2005, interview with government investigators where Moses initially said he never talked to anyone about write-ups, but under repeated questioning by the government said Stodder might have asked him to add hours, but that he said there weren't any.
The write-ups about our wins all seem to start with how the opposition are either struggling with injuries, a club in turmoil, trying out the squad rotation system or are going through a transitional period.
Only Germany and Luxembourg prohibit write-ups and instead stick with historical cost.
The research paper includes epigrammatically written write-ups on Microprocessor, Digital Signal Processor, Application-Specific Integrated Circuits, Standard Logic Chip, Micro-Controllers, Micro-Controller Unit, Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits, and Flash Semiconductor.
She said she'd heard about write-ups from Steve Sugarman - a former senior vice president who left in February 2002 and has since pleaded guilty to fraud - but didn't talk to Dowie or Stodder about them, assuming they knew.
The cover page will offer a more versatile format, featuring articles as well as the magazine's signature new product and service write-ups.