No. of terms: 3000
Description: Comprehensive source of definitions for commerce related terms, especially from the field Economics, Business and Accounting. The dictionary, created by ITS Tutorial School, Hong Kong, is “aimed at supporting secondary and tertiary students who are studying business and commerce related subjects.”
Example term: Windfall profits
Refers to a profit or gain that occurs as a result of a specific event that was not controlled by the firm or person that realized the gain from that event.
Keywords: Accounting, Business Studies, Economics Dictionary, Accounting Dictionary, Business Dictionary, Business & Finance.
Status/Quote as: Accounting, Business Studies and Economics Dictionary. Copyright © 2005 ITS Tutorial School – All Rights Reserved.
No. of terms: 600+
The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) is the largest state accounting organization in the nation and currently has 30,000 members. The NYSSCPA has prepared this glossary as an educational tool for journalists who report on and interpret financial information.
Example term: Accountable Plan
An accountable plan is any reimbursement or other expense allowance arrangement of an employer that meets all of the following requirements (therefore excluding it from gross w-2 earned income and tax): (1) it provides reimbursements advances or allowances including per diem and meals, to employees for any job related deductible business expense; (2) employees must be able to substantiate expenses covered in the plan; (3) employee must return any excess advances or payments.
Keywords: Accounting Terminology, Accounting Terms, Accounting, NYSSCPA, Business, Business Dictionary, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
Status: ©1997 – 2008 New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
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Note: Definitions contained in Deardorff’s Glossary of International Economics have been consulted and used as a source for a number of the terms in this glossary.
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is the regional development arm of the United Nations for the Asia-Pacific region. With a membership of 62 Governments, 58 of which are in the region, and a geographical scope that stretches from Turkey in the west to the Pacific island nation of Kiribati in the east, and from the Russian Federation in the north to New Zealand in the south, ESCAP is the most comprehensive of the United Nations five regional commissions. It is also the largest United Nations body serving the Asia-Pacific region with over 600 staff.
Example term: Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)
One of the agreements concluded under the Uruguay Round (1986-94) to set out rules with respect to trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights, including copyright and related rights, trademarks, geographical indications, industrial designs, patents, layout-design of integrated circuits and protection on trade secrets.
Keywords: UN, UN Organization, Financial Dictionary, Business Dictionary, Trade Dictionary