Administrative Expenses

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Definition: Administrative Expenses

Administrative Expenses

Quick Summary of Administrative Expenses

Costs of managing and running a business.

What is the dictionary definition of Administrative Expenses?

Dictionary Definition

Administrative expenses are the expenses that an organisation incurs not directly tied to a specific function such as manufacturing, production or sales.

Examples of Administrative Expenses in a sentence

The administrative expenses for the non-profit were considerably higher than expected so, yesterday, an investigation was launched into their operations.
Large companies tend to spend millions of pounds on administrative expenses because there are so many small costs that arise in their daily operations.

Synonyms For Administrative Expenses

administrative costs, administration costs, administrative cost, administrative expenditure, administration fee

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Administrative Expenses. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
January 18, 2022
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Administrative Expenses. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: January 18, 2022).
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Definition Sources

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

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

This glossary post was last updated: 6th January, 2020 | 6 Views.