What are different period types?

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  • Jun 30th, 2005

This is an invalid question

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Dharmesh Shah

  • Jul 5th, 2005

Different Accounting Periods are  
General Ledger Periods (attached to Set of Books) 
Purchasing Periods (Operating Unit Specific) 
Cost Periods ( Inventory Organization Specific) 
AP Periods 
AR Periods

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mahathma Bachu

  • Jul 21st, 2005

There are Five types that is never opened,open,close,future,permanently closed


  • Aug 17th, 2005

User can define any number of period types. However the year type should be either Calendar or Fiscal

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mahathma bachu

  • Sep 22nd, 2005

the period types are Never opened,open,close,future,permanently closed


  • Dec 12th, 2005

If it is accounting period types, then there are three pre-defined types, namely month, quarter and year. User can also add period types.
If it is period status, then there are 5 period status, namely Never opened, Open, Future Enterable, closed and Permanently closed.

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  • Mar 8th, 2006

You can define your own period types to use in addition to the General Ledger standardperiod types Month, Quarter and Year. You use these period types when you define theaccounting calendar for your organization.

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Prasad Patkar

  • Apr 20th, 2006

You use accounting period types to define your accounting calendar.

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Bonthu Nagi Reddy

  • Dec 5th, 2006

           We have diffrent Period types 

1) 13 Month ( 13 Month Calendar With An Adjusting Period ).

2) Annual .

3) Monthly.

4) Quarterly.

5) Semi Monthly.

6) Weekly.


Bonthu N Reddy. 


  • May 27th, 2009

We can define any number of period types as required. Basically period type? are?depending on?how many period per year will have. Generally period types will be defined like Days, weeks, months, half month, quarter, half year etc, which are identiable periods in year.

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  • Mar 7th, 2014

there are period types in 52 weeks per year and 12 periods are months per year 4 quarter per yearone year in a year

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  • Oct 11th, 2015

Period is useful to complete our work in some schedules. In Oracle we have 365 periods we can plan it according to days, months, weeks, quarters based upon our client requirements.

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  • Apr 6th, 2016

1 Monthly
2 Quatarly
3 Half yearly
4 Yearly
5 Weekly
6 Daily
But someone give that answers that one related to period status like open, close, never open etc.

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  • Apr 22nd, 2016

The most standard period types are :
1. Month
2. Quarter
3. Year
We use these period types when we define the accounting calendar for our organization.

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