purchase ledger

purchase ledger
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purchase ledger UK US noun [C] (UK ACCOUNTING
the part of a company's accounts that shows money it owes for goods and services that it has bought in a particular period: »

By recording payments you have made in the purchase ledger, you will be able to identify the amount unpaid.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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