capital budget


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capital budget

The monies that an enterprise allocates for the purchase of fixed and durable goods. In a hospital, the capital budget is used to purchase beds, buildings, equipment, and other items that are not part of its operating costs.
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The money for these comes from two different funding sources: operating money comes from state operating appropriations and tuition; the capital budget is primarily financed by long term state-issued bonds, a financing mechanism similar to a home mortgage.
Building Congress testimony delivered on March 9, before the City Council's Finance Committee, on the Capital Budget component of the Fiscal Year 2010 Preliminary Budget, noted that members of the Building Congress are knowledgeable about New York's infrastructure needs and frequently involved with many aspects of capital programs and budgeting and that New York City needs to sustain and strategically increase its capital investment during the coming years to keep pace with overall maintenance needs and meet the City's requirements for future growth.
The role of capital budget managers in coordinating the CIP and preparing the annual capital budget
What happens to the investment after it is passed on to another buyer is not considered in the immediate user's capital budget analysis.
The money will bump the 2004 base capital budget to $5 million for 2005.
The city's proposed capital budget envisions spending another $57.
Robert Ehrlich has said that his proposed $847 million capital budget offers the state's two-year schools "record funding.
a realistic capital budget from which to manage the liability after the acquisition.
You must prepare a comprehensive and realistic capital budget.
Not having a capital budget for long-term public investments is like forcing families to pay cash for a new home or requiring firms to purchase a new plant with current income.
You need a separate capital budget for equipment and other investments that depreciate over time.
In addition, in light of the dynamic nature of the investment banking field, the operating viability of a capital project may hinge on the currently available financing alternatives, a key feature that may be absent when separating investment from financing aspects of the capital budget.

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