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What does AP stand for?

AP stands for Accounting Period (USPS)

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Sorenson, Marriott's president and chief operating officer, reported that Revenue per Available Room (RevPAR), the key hotel sector benchmark, rose about 9 percent year-over-year in the company's fifth accounting period which includes most of May, at its North American company-operated properties.
The rules do not apply for 'innocent' share issues where the all of following conditions are satisfied: All or substantially all of the subsidiary's business in a tax accounting period is not carried on with other group members During the tax accounting period there is a maximum five per cent increase in value in the shares which is attributable to group transactions The directors of the overall parent company certify that these two conditions are satisfied for a specific tax accounting period AND The auditors of the subsidiary certify both that they have looked into the affairs of the company with regard to the conditions above, and that they consider the opinion given in the directors' certificate is not unreasonable.
For instance, say the client receives a large shipment of merchandise five days before the end of the accounting period and picks up all copies of the receiving reports and invoices and secretes them during the audit.
Framlington AIM VCT 2 PLC (the "Company") Interim dividend As a result of the extension of the Company's current accounting period to 28 February 2009, the directors of Framlington AIM VCT 2 PLC have decided to pay an interim dividend as the final dividend for that accounting period, if any, would not be paid before June 2009.