long-term debt

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Long-term debt

An obligation having a maturity of more than one year from the date it was issued. Also called funded debt.

Long-Term Debt

Bonds, loans, and any other debt with a maturity of longer than one year. Long-term debt is used for capital outlays, which usually involves a business' need to buy the basic necessities for its operations, such as facilities and major assets. It is also called funded debt.

long-term debt

see LOAN CAPITAL.

long-term debt

Technically, that portion of any debt that will come due after 1 year from the current date. A newly made 30-year mortgage would have 1 year of payments posted to shortterm debt on the accounting books of the borrower, and 29 years posted to long-term debt. In common parlance, though, it is simply any debt with a maturity greater than 1 year from the time of making.

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