imprest fund

An alternative term for *petty cash.

Auditor's dictionary. 2014.

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  • Imprest fund — Im prest fund , n. A sum of money to be used as petty cash. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imprest fund — A cash fund of a fixed amount established through an advance of funds, without appropriation change, to an authorized imprest fund cashier to effect immediate cash payments of relatively small amounts for authorized purchases of supplies and… …   Military dictionary

  • imprest fund — a fund of petty cash. * * * …   Universalium

  • imprest fund — Petty cash fund used by business for small, routine expenses See also petty cash …   Black's law dictionary

  • imprest fund — noun : a sum kept on hand, periodically replenished, and used for small expenditures * * * a fund of petty cash …   Useful english dictionary

  • Army and Air Force Exchange Service imprest fund activity — A military operated retail activity, usually in remote or forward sites, when regular direct operations exchanges cannot be provided. It is a satellite activity of an Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) direct operation. The supported… …   Military dictionary

  • imprest — im‧prest [ɪmˈprest] noun [uncountable] ACCOUNTING a sum of money given to someone in an organization to make small payments: • This petty cash is kept on the imprest system, whereby the petty cashier is entrusted with a fixed sum of money. * * *… …   Financial and business terms

  • imprest system — noun (commerce) A method of maintaining a cash fund, eg petty cash, in which a fixed amount or float is regularly topped up from central funds, reimbursing the fund for incidental expenses • • • Main Entry: ↑imprest …   Useful english dictionary

  • imprest — [im′prest΄] n. [It impresto, a loan < (dare) in prestito, (to give) in loan < in, in + prestito, a loan < prestare, to lend < L praestare, to become surety for, lit., to stand before < prae , before + stare, to STAND] a loan or… …   English World dictionary

  • imprest — noun a fund used by a business for small items of expenditure and restored to a fixed amount periodically. ↘a sum of money advanced to a person for a particular purpose. Origin C16: from the earlier phr. in prest as a loan , influenced by Ital.… …   English new terms dictionary

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