income account


Definition of income account

: a financial statement of a business showing the details of revenues, costs, expenses, losses, and profits for a given period

called also income statement

Examples of income account in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But, income accounts for less than half the difference in spending on children between married parents and unmarried parents who live together. Daniel Schneider, The Conversation, "A quarter of US parents are unmarried – and that changes how much they invest in their kids," 17 Sep. 2019 Last year saw music sales rise by 8.1 percent to $17.3 billion and total digital income account for more than half of all trade revenue (54 percent) for the first time. Richard Smirke, Billboard, "IFPI Global Report 2018: Music Sales Rise for Third Straight Year as Streaming Becomes Biggest Revenue Source," 24 Apr. 2018 The $64 billion highlighted in the report comprised $48.7 billion in the principal portion of the fund and $15.3 billion in the earnings reserve income account. Author: Elwood Brehmer, Anchorage Daily News, "Permanent Fund value hits $64B at fiscal year midpoint," 8 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of income account

1869, in the meaning defined above

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“Income account.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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