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Return or profit such as the annual or periodic rents, profits, interest, or income from any type of real or Personal Property, received by an individual, a corporation, or a government.

Public revenues are the sources of income that a government collects and receives into its treasury and appropriates for the payment of its expenses.


noun compensation, dividends, earnings, emolument, gain, hire, income, intake, interest, livelihood, pay, payment, perquisites, proceeds, profit, receipts, reditus, remuneration, return, reward, salary, vectigal, wages, yield
Associated concepts: appropriation law, internal revenue, revenue bills, revenue law, revenue-producing income, revenue tax
See also: boom, capital, duty, earnings, finance, income, money, pay, perquisite, proceeds, profit, prosperity, rent, resource, substance, tax, wage

REVENUE. The income of the government arising from taxation, duties, and the like; and, according to some correct lawyers, under the idea of revenue is also included the proceeds of the sale of stocks, lands, and other property owned by the government. Story, Const. Sec. 877. Vide Money Bills. By revenue is also understood the income of private individuals and corporations.

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In its October 2002 Report on Financial Statement Restatement, the GAO said that restatements for improper revenue recognition resulted in larger drops in market capitalization than any other type of restatement.
TEI commends this summary to Revenue Canada and encourages the Government to adhere to these principles.
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Always a complex and contentious aspect of financial reporting, revenue recognition has become a minefield for corporate accounting professionals.
In this "Enron Age," proper revenue recognition can mean the difference between viability one quarter and being out of business the next.