Administrative Cost

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Definition: Administrative Cost

Administrative Cost

Full Definition of Administrative Cost

Costs incurred by a company that are not directly due to specific activities such as sales or production. Administrative costs generally cover functions relating to the organization as a whole, rather than a particular area. Management of administrative costs can have a positive or negative effect on the overall financial health of the company.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Administrative Cost are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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