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What is the periodicity assumption in relation to financial reporting?

The periodicity assumption means that a company’s economic activities can be divided into relevant reporting periods. For example, it is assumed that any company with solid financial reporting period can show the results of the business on a monthly, quarterly, or annual basis. The financial statements should contain specific reference to the date or time period the financial schedule covers (i.e. Year 1 or December 31, Year 1).


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