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`"BPDSO" = "CR" / "TCS" * 356 `

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The **Best Possible Days Sales Outstanding** calculator computes the Best Possible Days Sales Outstanding based on the Current Receivables, Days in Period and the Total Credit Sales.

**INSTRUCTIONS:** Choose units and enter the following:

- (
**CR**) Current Receivables - (
**DiP**) Days in Period - (
**TCS**) Total Credit Sales.

**Best Possible Days Sales Outstanding (BPDSO):** The calculator returns the number of days. However, this can be automatically converted to compatible units via the pull-down menu.

Best Possible Days Sales Outstanding gives useful insight into delinquencies, as it considers only Current Receivables, those aged 30 days and less.

The nearer the result is to standard DSO, the more effective a company is in dealing with slow payers.

Typical days in period are 360 or 365.

The formula for the Best Possible Days Sales Outstanding is:

BPSO = CR / TCS. * DiP

where:

- BPSO is the Best Possilbe Days Sales Outstanding
- CR is Current Receivables
- TCS is Total Credit Sales
- DiP is Days in Period.

The **Accounting Ratio Calculator** provides numerous standard equations used in business accounting, including the following:

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