mean either Appropriation & Expense or Analysis & Evaluation.
Administrative & General.
Additions and Maintenance.
acronym for Administrative and Personnel.
American Accounting Association, Association of Accounting Administrators, or see ACCUMULATED ADJUSTMENT ACCOUNT
American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants.
American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business.
Associated Accounting Firms International.
American Association of Hispanic CPAs.
Abbrev. Australian Accounting Research Foundation.
Great Britain, is Association of Accounting Technicians.
American Bar Association. See below also.
in general, is the reduction or lessening. In law, it is the termination or suspension of a lawsuit. For example, an abatement of taxes is a tax decrease or rebate.
Shortened but audited financial statement that a qualifying small or medium firm is allowed to file with registrar of companies in the UK. About 45 percent of the active UK firms have opted for abbreviated accounts. See also abridged accounts.
ACTIVITY BASED COSTING
HR: Acquired or natural capacity, competence, dexterity, proficiency, talent, etc., that enables an individual to perform a particular act, job, or task successfully at any time. See also aptitude.
Borrower's ability to service a loan from his or her disposable income or cashflow, or the taxpayer's ability to pay the tax. Called 'capacity' in banking, it is a critical factor in obtaining a loan. See also five C's of credit and fixed charge coverage ratio.
ability to pay principle.
Party capable of meeting its obligation(s) under a contract, as in the phrase "ready, willing, and able.”
ACTIVITY BASED MANAGEMENT