direct expense

direct expense

All items of expense directly incurred by or attributable to a specific project, assignment, or task.
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For example, the salary for a personal lines CSR is easily identified as a direct expense to the PL Profit Center, while the cost of office supplies or the bookkeeper would likely fall across several Profit Centers.
It would destroy the Spurs to see the Lakers become an elite team and this time at their direct expense.
The travel allowance, he said, is not even income for the teachers but a direct expense in the performance of duty.
Based on satellite pictures taken of the nearby al-Nayrab Airbase (also in Aleppo province), it appears that the build-up of military aircraft at the Kuweires Airbase came at the direct expense of al-Nayrab.
The bankers said that credit unions also are increasing their business lending activities, adding that "This increase in lending comes at the direct expense of taxpaying community banks."
* Determine which sales opportunities should be pursuedat the direct expense of others
Recovery is considered impracticable if the direct expense paid to a third party to assist in enforcement would exceed the amount to be recovered, or if home country law would be violated.Prior to deeming recovery too expensive to pursue, an issuer must make a reasonable attempt to recover the compensation and must document that attempt to the listing exchange or association.
But HLS has almost 16% of total plays, at the direct expense of MP4 videos (which drop to 61% of total plays).
That such economizing, self-serving initiatives have come, in part, at the direct expense of wounded and retired soldiers used up in a war exploited more for political advantage than national interest is criminal.
The shift of powers and resources to Scotland by this PM is all about strengthening the South at the direct expense of the North and the regions.
To have proceeded now with a tax that is a direct expense of employment might have deterred hiring just as there are hopeful signs the local economy is finally gaining momentum.
The operating expense to run a branch goes beyond the direct expense of the branch itself: What about information technology, operations and marketing?