counting house

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also count·ing house  (koun′tĭng-hous′)
A building, room, or office in which a business firm carries on operations such as accounting and correspondence.
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counting house



(Accounting & Book-keeping) rare chiefly Brit a room or building used by the accountants of a business
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count′ing house`

a building or office where the financial records of a business are maintained.
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counting house

n (old)Kontor nt
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References in classic literature ?
Only I must go round to the counting house and see to things." He got up, stretching and smiling.
"Come, we'll go to the counting house, if you have to go there."
The agency moved to The Counting House, 3 Mary Ann Street, next to St Paul's Square, to accommodate an expanding team and portfolio of new clients across the UK.
The firm has moved to Counting House, in Mary Ann Street, taking 3,000 sq ft of office space to accommodate a growing team, with design-led break-out spaces, meeting rooms and improved facilities.
Obviously, I knew we were never going to get shots of him in his counting house totting up the latest takings from his duchy's expanding food empire.
Originally set to be called 'Dares' after another relaunched Midland beer brand, the name has been changed to 'The Counting House' as a nod to the building's former use as a bank.
Colin Bingham said he went to the Counting House pub, in Glasgow, with him.
The Counting House Hardshaw Street, St Helens - PS52,000 per year On the market for PS52,000-a-year, this St Helens pub occupies a striking Grade II-Listed building located in the town centre.
"If a business has been paid in advance, that payment is not taken directly; it is put on the balance sheet and then as the good or service is delivered as part of that contract, the VAT invoice is raised and VAT is accounted for," said Lisa Martin, Founder, The Counting House.
The event kicked off with a presentation by The Counting House Founder, Lisa Martin and was followed by a panel discussion.