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Cash basis

Refers to the accounting method that recognizes revenues and expenses when cash is actually received or paid out.

Cash Basis Accounting

A system of accounting that recognizes revenue in the order in which it is received, and expenses on the same basis. Cash basis accounting does not deal with accounts receivable or accounts payable and only recognizes transactions actually paid for. This accounting system is easiest and perhaps best for organizations with few or no credit sales. See also: Accrual Accounting Convention.
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For instance, one $12 million per year manufacturer was able to defer over $280,000 of tax by switching to cash basis. Companies can defer quite a bit of taxable income under the cash basis which can eliminate the need to make any estimated tax payments for 2018.
Before discussing conversion of cash basis financial statements, review the basics of the accounting equation that involve increases and decreases in total assets (see Table 1a).
On an adjusted cash basis, net income for 2009 increased 24% to USD348.8m, or USD3.04 per share, compared to 2008 net income of USD282.3m, or USD2.47 per share.
IPSAS 24 and Financial Reporting under the Cash Basis of Accounting can be downloaded free-of-charge from the IFAC online bookstore: http://www.ifac.org/store.
(4.) Loans not accruing interest are defined for regulatory reporting purposes as "loans and lease financing receivables that are required to be reported on a non-accrual basis because (a) they are maintained on a cash basis due to a deterioration in the financial position of the borrower, (b) payment in full of interest or principal is not expected, or (c) principal or interest has been in default for ninety days or longer, unless the obligation is both well-secured and in the process of collection." Non-accrual classifieds are those funded or outstanding portions of loans classified as substandard and doubtful that are not accruing interest.
passed a law in 2000 that allows direct, commercial sales of American farm products to Cuba on a cash basis. Since then Cuba has signed contracts to buy $509 million worth of American farm goods.
Cash and Tax Basis Financial Statements--Preparation and Reporting (CTB)--Learn presentation and disclosure for tax, cash and modified cash basis; the effects of OCBOA on audit, review and compilation procedures; and financial reporting and the differences between GAAP and the tax accrual and cash accounting methods.
Pure cash basis of accounting suggests that transactions are recorded on the basis of cash receipts and disbursements.
Davy Stockbrokers said the e-payments concern was set to be profitable on a cash basis for the full year.
companies expected to land in Havana at the end of September to sell food and medicine on a cash basis. Commodities giant Archer Midland Daniels, sponsor of the agricultural fair, and food producers like it salivate, too, over the promise of fat deals, especially if the ban on U.S.
Nonprofits can choose between two primary accounting methods when preparing their financial statements, cash basis or accrual basis.
The Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act (TSRA) of 2000 re-authorized the direct commercial (on a cash basis) export of food products and agricultural products from the U.S.