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Kimi
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Business terms

Post by Kimi » Tue Jul 13, 2004 5:55 pm

Sorry about this. This may be an idiotic question, or else these words may really have two different meanings.

Between my English-Finnish dictionary and a glossary from Finland's tax guide I have come up with these words:

myyntivoitto: capital gains
luovutusvoitto: capital gains

myynti: sales
liikevaihto: sales

Are these meanings the same, or do they have different connotations?

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PeterF
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Post by PeterF » Wed Jul 14, 2004 8:14 am

liikevaihto = turnover
myyntivoito = sales profit
luovutusvoitto =capital gains
myynti = sales

If you want a Finnish/English glossary of accounting terms a good book is:
Kijanpitkolaki ja asetus (Accounting act and Ordinance) it is in three languages Finnish/English and Swedish and as it is a legal document is very accurate.
It is not expensive..about 30€ and can be bought by mail order from KHT Media Helsinki...
http://www.kht.fi/english/


Kimi
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Post by Kimi » Wed Jul 14, 2004 8:36 pm

Thank you! That makes sense. I'll order that book when I figure out how to. :wink:

If anyone else is interested, this site has a nice glossary in the back for some taxation and investment terms.
http://www.porssisaatio.fi/default.aspx ... 59;172;254


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