operating budget


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operating budget

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(Accounting & Book-keeping) accounting a forecast of the sales revenue, production costs, overheads, cash flow, etc, of an organization, used to monitor its trading activities, usually for one year
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Noun1.operating budget - a budget for current expenses as distinct from financial transactions or permanent improvements
budget items, operating cost, operating expense, overhead - the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance); it does not include depreciation or the cost of financing or income taxes
budget - a sum of money allocated for a particular purpose; "the laboratory runs on a budget of a million a year"
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NASCUS has made it clear that it believes federal credit unions aren't paying their fair share of (the) NCUA's operating budget, even though federal charters currently pay 66.
The Operating Budget also provides funds for security, operation and maintenance for the World Trade Center site following the November 3rd opening of One World Trade Center, the October 27th opening of 4 World Trade Center and the projected opening of other public spaces in 2015.
Table: Western Europe Utilities, Expected Change in Total ICT Operating Budget by Sub-Industry and by Countries (% of Respondents)
Some attribute the substantial growth in the operating budget over that period to increases in formula driven programs, those that are on a type of automatic pilot and whose spending levels are set by formulas established either in federal or state law.
With recommendations from me Executive Director and the Finance Committee, more funds should be available in the future to transfer into the operating budget without diminishing the base of the investments.
5 million operating budget also includes increased funding appropriated by the state Legislature for the high-demand fields of computer science and "engineering.
Alwani pointed out that there is a great leaner in the general budget of the state and its institutions, noting that this case is reflected in the operating budget which reached 70% of the general budget , urging the House of Representatives to set rapid and effective solutions to this problem.
Over the next two to three months, organizers will continue to seek financial partners, and the outcome of that effort will determine the ultimate operating budget, said Greg Erwin, co-chairman of the local organizing committee.
The VCC, which received a $120,000 subsidy and had an $800,000 operating budget, tripled the number of performances and doubled attendance in the first year, with attention-grabbing shows such as ``Orgasms: The Play.
Additionally, the CBA is seeking authority to encumber funds for specific investigative contracts for at least two years and be able to have nine months' operating budget.
Most associations with less than $5 million in total revenues, however, have in formal reserve policies and attempt to maintain a target percentage of their annual operating budget for reserves.

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