fixed cost

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Noun1.fixed cost - a periodic charge that does not vary with business volume (as insurance or rent or mortgage payments etc.)
charge - the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge"
cover charge, cover - a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink
interest - a fixed charge for borrowing money; usually a percentage of the amount borrowed; "how much interest do you pay on your mortgage?"
fee - a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
due - a payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership); "the society dropped him for non-payment of dues"
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Personal property tax is a major fixed expense, particularly for capital-intensive companies.
However, this concern is mitigated by RRI's large fixed expense base, with interest, depreciation and amortization equaling more than 75% of overall expenses in fiscal 2005.
Mailbox rentals alone cover all fixed expenses, easy to operate, Store shows beautifully and has lots of potential to add other income streams.
Total operating and total operating plus fixed expenses saw increases of 5.
Once we know your gross profit percentage, and once we know your fixed expenses, we can start to understand breakeven sales.
The high fixed expenses of building and managing a captive agent system became an obvious target.
The pie chart (right) demonstrates the overall ratio of individual operating expenses and fixed expenses to total expenses in the overall (downtown and suburban, no control sample) U.
All fixed expenses accrue hourly, ticking away as relentlessly as the factory clock.
Fixed expenses were estimated to be within guidance of some EUR9.
Right now, Janss is running the theater at a loss, covering insurance, loan payments and other fixed expenses with only a couple of future shows booked, he said.
It is so named because it "contributes" toward covering fixed expenses and then towards profits (for a detailed discussion on cost, please see the January-February 2002, Nuts and Bolts of Business in The Physician Executive).
The same reinsurance marketplace that is driving up insurance companies' premiums for healthcare facilities will impact the fixed expenses and the capital requirements of captives.

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