fixed costs

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fixed costs

the costs which are not affected by the size and the output of the enterprises in a business, such as a farm. Called also overhead costs. Includes interest on mortgage, rates, taxes.
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Our past presentations involved a complex process of producing overhead transparencies.
One reason for this is that in the case of a takeover or buyout, stock prices and interest payments determine the amounts that the corporation can spend on overhead.
As features and functionality increase, and price and size decrease, these devices are migrating from merely replacing overhead projectors to connecting the four-walled classrooms to the outside world.