opportunity cost

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opportunity cost

the amount of money that is alienated by choosing to use it for one project rather than another, i.e. the opportunity to make a profit by investing in another project is lost.
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In the alternative cost approach, since the subject's site and its improvement are complementary, both are subject to analysis.
As of the end of any tax year, the total amount of common improvement costs included in the basis of property sold may not exceed the amount of common improvement costs that have been incurred for economic performance purposes (the alternative cost limitation).
Example 2: Assume the same facts as in Example 1, except that the alternative cost method is not elected.
The market alternative cost of funds is 8%, the savings account interest expense is 4% and the service expense is 2%, representing a cost advantage of 2% (8% - (4% + 2%)).
The Owner reserves the judging and awarding the right to evaluate offers based on two alternative cost basis, either 100% delivered to the local landfill or 75% locally and 25% to the external repository.
Agility Enablement: Framework provides options to manage rapid growth, support alternative cost models (OPEX versus.
As part of our continual process of developing alternative cost containment solutions for our clients, we require a reliable, flexible and well-tested tool to validate coding and calculate payments based on Medicare reimbursement methodology transcended into the commercial marketplace," noted Sandy Juenger, HRGi's Director of Operations and Administration.
Finance groups can develop accurate, cost-driven and demand-driven forecasts, and then complement those forecasts with alternative cost and profit scenarios, helping develop an informed opinion on how to adapt rapidly to any business situation.
The offerings are alternative cost and quality benefit solutions to prospects and clients who are uninsured or underinsured through existing traditional defined benefit health plans.
That alternative costs $12 per gigabyte, and subscribers can pay for just the gigabyte of shared data used each month.
Standardized placement options would allow for greater cost controls, but consulting activities and the requisite intellectual capital to provide appropriate solutions to emerging insurers will create alternative costs that must be divided between clients and insurers.
John West, Ventrix Management and Diamonds all battled it out for a mid-table finish and unfortunately Alternative Costs and DHL made up the bottom places with the latter losing 11 of their 14 games.

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