In accounting, cr. is the abbreviation for credit.

In accounting and in bookkeeping, credit or cr. indicates an entry on the right side of a general ledger account.

Credit entries will increase the credit balances that are typical for liability, revenues, and stockholders' equity accounts. Credit entries will also decrease the debit balances usually found in asset and expense accounts.

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