Accounting Definitions 

Bookkeeping Terms
Online Financial Glossary

There are hundreds of accounting definitions, financial meanings and bookkeeping terms here in my accounting terms glossary.

Use this as an accounting resource to help improve your bookkeeping knowledge.

Just pick a letter to go directly to the bookkeeping terms and  accounting definitions associated with that letter. 

Accounting Definitions - Choose A Letter

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

Or use the Search Engine below to search the entire website for the accounting definition you are looking for. 

Accounting Definitions - Site Search


Custom Search

While you are here, be sure to also check out our free bookkeeping terms word search puzzles.

Accounting Definitions - Glossary 

Accounting Definitions Glossary

Receive a full A-Z Bookkeeping Terms Glossary complete with each of the words you will find here all in one place on this free E-Book.


Accounting Definitions - Word Search

Accounting Definitions Word Search

Also get these Accounting Definitions Word Search Puzzle Worksheets that are super fun for business owners, bookkeepers, accountants or anyone in the financial industry.

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter A

Accounting Definitions A

Account, Accountable, Accountant, Accounting, Accounting Equation, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Accredit, Accrual Basis, Accrue, Accrued Expenses, Accrued Income, Accrued Liability, Accumulate, Accurate, Achieve, Acknowledge, Acquire, Acquisition, Activate, Actuary, Adjust, Adjusting Entries, Administer, Administrative Expenses, Advice, Affiliate, Aggregate, Agreement, Algorithm, Allowance, Amend, Amendment, Amortization, Amortization Expense, Amortize, Amount, Analysis, Analize, Apparent, Assess, Assets, Authority, Authorize, Axiom.

View Accounting & Bookkeeping Terms Starting With Letter A

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter B

Accounting Definitions B

Bad Debts, Balance Sheet, Balloon Payment Loan, Banking, Barter, Base Unit of Measure, Bond, Bookkeeping, Break-Even Point, Budget, Business, Business Cycle, Bylaw.


View Bookkeeping & Accounting Terms Starting With Letter B

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter C

Accounting Definitions C

Calculate, Capital, Capital Account, Capital Asset, Capital Expenditure, Capital Gain, Capital Goods, Capital Stock, Capitalism, Capitalist, Capitalize, Career, Cash, Cash Basis, Cash Control, Cash Discount, Cash Flow, Chart Of Accounts, Closing, Corporation, Cost, Cost Accounting, Cost of goods sold, Credit Memo, Credits, Current Assets, Current Liabilities, Current Ratio.

View All Accounting Definitions Starting With The Letter C

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter D

Accounting Definitions D

Deal, Debate, Debenture, Debits, Debit, Debt, Debtor, Decision, Decisive, Decrease, Deduce, Deduct, Deduction, Deed, Deeded, Default, Defaulter, Deflation, Defraud, Delegate, Delegation, Deletion, Delinquent, Demonetize, Deny:, Dependent, Deplete, Depreciation, Designate, Desk, Determine, Diminutive, Dispense, Dispute, Disqualify, Dissolution, Distribute, Divide, Double-Entry Accounting, Drawing Account, Duplicate.

View Accounting & Bookkeeping Terms Starting With Letter D

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter E

Accounting Definitions

Earn, Earning, Economic, Economical, Economy, Employ, Employee, Employer, Employment, Empower, Endorse, Endow, Endowment, Entrepreneur, Equal, Equation, Equity, Error, Escrow, Estimate, Ethic, Ethical, Exchange, Execute, Executive, Expense Accounts. 

View Accounting & Bookkeeping Terms Starting With Letter E

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter F

Accounting Definitions F

Fact Finding, Factor, Factorial, Factorize, Fair Market Value, Fair Trade, Fiduciary, Filing, Finance, Financial, Financiar, Fixed Asset, Forfeit, Fortune, Fraction.


View Accounting & Bookkeeping Terms Starting With Letter F

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter G

Accounting Definitions G

GAAP, Gage, Gain, Gainful, Gainless, Gamble, Gaming, General Ledger, Geometric, Geometry, Goal, Goodwill, Good-will, Great, Gross Income, Growth, Growth Industry, Guarantee, Guaranty. 

View Accounting & Bookkeeping Terms Starting With Letter G

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter H

Accounting Definitions H

Habit, Habitual, Habituate, Head-way, Heed, Heir, Heir-loom, Help, Historical Cost, Honest, Honesty, Horizontal.



View Accounting & Bookkeeping Terms Starting With Letter H

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter I

Accounting Definitions I

Ideal, Identical, Illegible, Illegal, Immediate, Immediately, Immerse, Impart, Implement, Implementation, Incentive, Income, Income Accounts, Income Statement, Income Tax, Income Tax Deduction, Income Tax Resolution, Income Tax Return, Incorrect, Increase, Increment, Independent, Independent Contractor, Individual, Indivisible, Infinite, Inflation, Inheritance, Inheritance Tax, Insoluble, Insolvency, Insolvent, Installment Sale, Insurance Premium, Intangible Assets, Integer, Interest, Inventory, Invest, Investment, Itemize.

View Accounting & Bookkeeping Terms Starting With Letter I

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter J

Accounting Definitions J

Join, Joint Account, Journal, Journal Entry, Journalize, Jumble, Jurisdiction. 



View Accounting & Bookkeeping Terms Starting With Letter J

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter K

Accounting Definitions K

Kaput, Karat, Keen, Keep track of, Kilo, Kiting, Knowledge, Knowledgeable.



View All Accounting Definitions Starting With The Letter K

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter L

Accounting Definitions L

Label, Labor, Laboratory, Laborer, Laborious, Labor Saving, Labor Union, Laminate, Large, Largely, Lavish, Ledger, Legible, Less, Liability, Liable, Line of Credit, Linear Measure, Liquidate, Liquidation, Liquidity, Loan, Long Term Debts.

View Accounting & Bookkeeping Terms Starting With Letter L

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter M

Accounting Definitions M

Margin, Markup, Materials and Supplies.




View Accounting & Bookkeeping Terms Starting With Letter M

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter N

Accounting Definitions N

Net Earnings, Net Income, Notes Payable, Notes Payable-Short Term, Notes Receivable.



View Accounting & Bookkeeping Terms Starting With Letter N

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter O

Accounting Definitions O

Online Accounting, Other Assets.




View Accounting & Bookkeeping Terms Starting With Letter O

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter P

Accounting Definitions P

Partnership, Prepaid Expenses, Prepaid Income, Price Earnings Ratio, Profit And Loss Statement, Profit Plan, Proprietorship, Purchases.


View Accounting & Bookkeeping Terms Starting With Letter P

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter Q

Accounting Definitions Q
Qualified, Quality, Quantitative, Quantity, Quarterly, Quota, Quote




View all Accounting and Bookkeeping Definitions starting with the Letter Q

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter R

Accounting Definitions R

Retained Earnings, Return On Investment (ROI), Revenue. 



View Accounting & Bookkeeping Terms Starting With Letter R

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter S

Accounting Definitions S

Sales, Sole Proprietorship, Straight-line.




View Bookkeeping & Accounting Terms Starting With Letter S

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter T

Accounting Definitions T

Trial Balance.




View Accounting & Bookkeeping Terms Starting With Letter T

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter U

Accounting Definitions U

Unallocated costs, unapplied funds, unearned revenue, use tax





View Accounting & Bookkeeping Terms Starting With Letter U

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter V

Accounting Definitions V

Variable Cost.





View Accounting & Bookkeeping Terms Starting With Letter V

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter W

Accounting Definitions W

Withholding.




View Accounting & Bookkeeping Terms Starting With Letter W

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter X

Accounting Definitions X





View Accounting & Bookkeeping Terms Starting With Letter X

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter Y

Accounting Definitions Y





View Accounting & Bookkeeping Terms Starting With Letter Y

Bookkeeping Terms Starting With The Letter Z

Accounting Definitions Z






View Accounting & Bookkeeping Terms Starting With Letter Z

I hope the Accounting Definitions page has been a help to you.

Suggest Accounting Definitions


Related Products

Questions And Answers Pages

Please subscribe to my monthly newsletter, Bookkeeping Basics E-zine. It tells you each month about the new information that I have added, including some great tips and advice from myself and other Bookkeeping Basics readers.

Enter Your E-mail Address
Enter Your First Name (optional)
Then

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Bookkeeping Basics E-Zine.

Like Bookkeeping-Basics.net?


New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.