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Synonyms for overheads

running costs


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Here I explore the history, rationale, and criticism of the recovery of indirect costs.
the respective employees direct labor cost and a share of the firms indirect costs.
This may be partially attributable to the observation that the use of advanced cost accounting techniques such as Activity Based Costing (ABC) to measure a service's direct and indirect costs can lead to organizational resistance and rejection of the cost accounting system.
263A require capitalization of direct costs and indirect costs that directly benefit or are incurred by reason of production or resale activities.
Time missed from work accounted for the bulk of the indirect costs.
Ministers have approved this proposal, although they have raised the percentage of indirect costs refunded to 25%.
The questionnaire has 43 items and is divided into three sections; Section A has 13 items on socio-demographic information of participants; Section B has 14 items on the direct costs of care; Section C has 16 items on the indirect costs of care.
Depending on the grant program, nonprofits may be reimbursed for indirect costs (generally costs such as rent or utilities), administrative costs (generally cost activities such as accounting or personnel), both, or neither.
The proper segregation of direct costs from indirect costs is a fundamental part of the accounting system for government contracting.
First, without getting a handle on indirect costs and developing a reasonable method of allocating them to projects, it's difficult to measure the profitability of jobs or to prepare accurate bids.
The idea of looking at the price of insurance or care is very short-term focused," says Fortuna, an expert in benefit plan design, "Instead of trying to keep direct costs down quarter by quarter, we need to look at indirect costs and the root causes of those indirect costs.
Indirect costs, or those associated with campus facilities, auxiliary enterprises, grounds, and outsourced services, account for 40 percent of total operating expenses--and potentially account for between 40 and 90 percent of the growth in average sticker tuition and fees, depending on the school.
When states do try to cut corners by holding down some more visible direct costs, less obvious indirect costs balloon--as has occurred following government price controls for countless centuries.
To keep things simple, under this model indirect costs were covered by a flat rate payment amounting to 20% of the direct ones.