What are receipts?

  • (noun): The entire amount of income before any deductions are made.
    Synonyms: gross, revenue

Some articles on receipts, receipt:

Proof Of Life - Release
... The opening weekend's gross was $10,207,869 and the total receipts for the U.S ... The international box-office receipts were $30,162,074, for total receipts of $62,761,005 ...
Eliza Leslie - Publications
... Other works Seventy-Five Receipts for Pastry, Cakes, and Sweetmeats, 1828 ... The Lady's Receipt-Book A Useful Companion for Large or Small Families, 1847 ... Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book, 1850 ...
Warehouse Receipt
... A warehouse receipt is a document that provides proof of ownership of commodities (e.g ... Warehouse receipts may be negotiable or non-negotiable ... Negotiable warehouse receipts allow transfer of ownership of that commodity without having to deliver the physical commodity ...
... Billhead receipts are receipts that were commonly used in business transactions from the late 1860s through the early 1940s ... Many billhead receipts were illustrated and decorated with fancy steel engravings, while others carried no illustrations ... In either case, the receipt was important, as it stood as your proof of delivery ...
History Of Banking - The 17th and 18th Centuries - Goldsmiths of London
... The goldsmiths eventually discovered that the deposit receipts they provided were passing from person to person in lieu of payment in coin ... This prompted them to begin lending paper receipts rather than coins ... By promoting acceptance of the receipts as a means of payment, the goldsmiths discovered they could lend more than the gold and silver coin they had on hand, a practice that became known as fractional-res ...

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