Originally Posted by cosmo20002
Talk to the accountants who came up with the definitions. If revenues are greater than spending for the month = surplus
It's just a surplus for that month. Doesn't mean everything is roses and unicorns.
You don't need to respond to me as though I don't understand the English language. I am familiar with the way Washington and bankers "define" words to suit their ****ing interests.
If a business dumps money into a fire pit for 11 months out of the year, but operates in the black for one month: Surplus!