1. A British term for *accounting. 2. A British professional accounting magazine. The monthly magazine of the *Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Accountancy is available in print and online formats. The magazine focuses on professional developments and news in the fields of accounting, auditing, and taxation, with particular focus on the United Kingdom. Web site:

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