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debits and credits


record of firm's financial transactions figures entered in a company's accounts to record increases and decreases in assets, expenses, liabilities, revenues, or capital

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Definitions of ’debits and credits’ and meaning of ’debits and credits’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’debits and credits’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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