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Definition of

purchase ledger


record of firm's purchases a record of all purchases made by a business or organization.

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    Until 2007, debt had become very cheap and accessible. Most companies sharply increased their leverage. In Germany, for example, the net-debt-to-EBITDA ratio extremes moved from around 3 in 2002 to around 7 in early 2008. However, a downturn in company performance or an external financial crisis—where lending becomes scarce and borrowing expensive—can make this approach risky.
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    /10/06OKAccounts receivables reconciled to the general ledger by individual with no conflicting duties.DetectiveYes1/10/06OKAccounting Manager authorization required to write off uncollectible accounts.PreventativeYes1/10/06OKRebilling of past due items to change the # of days past due (To change DSO’s for example
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Definitions of ’purchase ledger’ and meaning of ’purchase ledger’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’purchase ledger’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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