fixed cost

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Related to fixed cost: Direct cost, Average fixed cost, Sunk 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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The fixed cost in this case is encoding, which will vary according to your encoding tool and situation.
The yearly audit that medium to large nonprofits must undergo is a clear example of a fixed cost.
In a written reply in the Lok Sabha today, Shri Nihal Chand said, the policy also provides for the grant of the minimum fixed cost of Rs.
1) There are two components to cost: fixed cost and variable cost.
1 We agree with their arguments that companies producing at an abnormally low level should not include the amount of unused fixed costs in the value of inventory produced, but we do not believe that they went far enough in advocating for improved disclosure of these costs of idle capacity.
A sunk cost is a fixed cost that cannot be avoided while an avoidable fixed cost is a fixed cost that can be avoided.
For a distribution cooperative, almost all of the cost of its distribution facilities is a fixed cost.
Analysis of Costs Sample Expense Statement Account Title Fixed Cost Variable Cost 1 6001 Payroll -- Wages X 2 6003 Payroll -- Bonus X 3 6005 Payroll -- Vacation X 4 6008 Payroll -- Severance X 5 6610 Materials X 6 6615 Subcontractors X 7 6625 ODCs X 8 6630 Dues & subscriptions X 9 6640 Advertising X 10 6650 Training X 11 6655 Temp.
A career agency has $1 million in fixed cost, based on the services and resources provided to attract, retain and develop agents.
Merrill Lynch electronics analyst Hitoshi Koriyama said before the announcement that he expected the group's program to produce around [yen] 200 billion in fixed cost reductions over the next three years.
You try to keep yourself quite small in terms of your fixed cost component," says Gibson.