Obligations incurred are business costs or expenses that need to be paid, but wait for a time as accounts payable (in other words, bills to be paid as part of the normal course of business) instead of being paid immediately.

For more on the subject, see our article on the LivePlan blog: What Is Accounts Payable?

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