Fixed Charges


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Fixed Charges

Costs that do not vary with changes in output and would continue even if a firm produced no output at all, such as most management expenses, interests on bonded debt, depreciation, property taxes, and other irreducible overhead.

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The working presidents of the DPCC alleged that AAP government had put an unnecessary burden on the citizens of Delhi by increasing the fixed charges and surcharge in power bills to benefit the private DISCOMS.
In this paper, a real-world modeling of transportation problem, namely, step fixed charge transportation problem has been investigated.
In the English system, all floating charges must be registered, (62) but fixed charges must be registered only if they are of particular types listed in the Companies Act.
For the First Class Telegram (Delivery on same day), Dh 20.00 as fixed charges and per word charges are Dh 2.50.
On the other hand, if portfolio continues to broaden and diversify FFO, fixed-charge coverage improves to near 2.3x, and FFO continues to cover all fixed charges, including the common dividend, S&P would undertake a positive rating action.
The ratemaking principle that fixed costs should be recovered through fixed charges (such as the customer charge and demand charge) and variable costs should be recovered through variable charges (such as the energy charge and the wholesale power cost adjustment charge) helps to eliminate cross subsidies among customers.
Following its rating action on July 18, 2008, Moody's indicated that a rating downgrade could result if "fixed charge coverage" deteriorated further, and nonperforming assets exceeded 8 percent.
The fixed charge coverage ratio can also be defined along the lines of the earnings to fixed charges ratio required by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in securities offerings (Regulation S-K [section]229.503).
AS REVENUES DECLINE, SO DO PROFITS FIRST HALF 2003 VS 2002 CHANGE IN FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE Limited-Service Full-service Income Before Fixed Charges -7.8% -12.3% Total Revenue -4.4% -3.7% Source: The Hospitality Research Group of PKF Consulting Note: Table made from bar graph.
Alan Sutherland admitted Scottish firms were getting a raw deal compared to England, but deflected anger at fixed charges towards Scottish Water.
Mr Titchen went on: 'The Brumark decision does not outlaw fixed charges on book debts.
Oftel has also fixed charges for the cables that connect the unbundled loops in BT's exchanges to the operators' own equipment.