fixed charge


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fixed charge

n
1. (Accounting & Book-keeping) an invariable expense usually at regular intervals, such as rent
2. (Law) a legal charge on specific assets or property, as of a company

fixed′ charge′


n.
1. an expense that cannot be modified.
2. a periodic obligation, as taxes or interest on bonds.
[1890–95, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fixed charge - 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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It bashfully, almost apologetically, gives the traveller to understand that it does not expect him, on the good old constitutional hotel plan, to order a pint of sweet blacking for his drinking, and throw it away; but insinuates that he may have his boots blacked instead of his stomach, and maybe also have bed, breakfast, attendance, and a porter up all night, for a certain fixed charge.
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The Garda Ombudsman also found one officer cancelled 744 fixed charge (penalty points) notices across 17 counties in four years.
The company said the amended terms include revisions to leverage ratio, fixed charge coverage ratio, applicable rate as well as its annual excess cash flow.
The official assured that the fixed charge presently borne by power consumers in Nigeria would be dispensed with as soon as power production rises to an economically sustainable level.
Scanlans Consultant Surveyors LLP now have six fixed charge receivers, all members of NARA (Association of Property and Fixed Charge Receivers) and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
After successfully completing a written examination, Graham attended a peer interview, comprising a panel of three registered property receivers, and was awarded the qualification under the Fixed Charge Receivership Scheme (FCRS).
There is a fixed charge of pounds 1 for any time between 6pm and 10pm and a further pounds 1 fixed charge between 10pm and 8am every day.
Until now it has been accepted practice that banks have been able to take a fixed charge over companies' book debts on condition that the proceeds of those debts are paid into a designated bank account.
The rating downgrade is a result of slower-than-anticipated improvement in UDR's credit profile, and Moody's expectation that future improvement could take several years as UDR's new management refocuses the company Moody's noted that the real estate investment trust's (REIT's) fixed charge coverage measures remain at the low end of similarly rated peers, and that effective leverage and secured debt levels remain high.
However, the bank's right to rely on a fixed charge on book debts in this way has been delivered a serious blow by a Privy Council Judgment in the case of Brumark Investments.
NTT) said Wednesday it plans to cut its monthly fixed charge for access to the Internet via its high-speed digital network to as low as 2,000 yen.