operating expense


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operating expense

n.
An expense incurred in normal business operations, such as an administrative or selling expense.
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Noun1.operating expense - the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance)operating expense - 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
disbursal, disbursement, expense - amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)
revenue enhancement, tax, taxation - charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
operating budget - a budget for current expenses as distinct from financial transactions or permanent improvements
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In truth and fact, he was saving fifty dollars a month operating expenses to the company.
It knows my operating expenses to a cent, and it knows the terms of my contracts.
Operating expenses between 2010 and 2012 for low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) properties rose at an annual rate of 2.
Due to the fact that credit unions are also increasing the size of their balance sheets, operating expense ratios have declined.
Another important element is to remove certain corporate expenses from a property's operating expenses.
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Paradigm Medical has been able to dramatically reduce its operating expense during the last year, particularly as we've streamlined the product portfolio into high-value-added, proprietary devices; launched a global-oriented sales and marketing effort; revitalized the management team; and received regulatory approval for several key Ultrasound products.
The bad news is that these factors are considered normal operating expense line items that will lower your project's indicated value, therefore reducing how much money you can borrow.
The annual statement of operating expenses for the base year serves as the foundation for calculating operating expense escalations for all future escalation years during the lease term.
However, without specific verbiage prohibiting the allocation of cost reductions to the base rent, a tenant may be justified in demanding a reduction in the base rent if, for example, in the year following its leasing space in a building, the CPI drops by 2%, or if a comparison year's operating expense level is below that of the Stop or Base Year.

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