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op·er·at·ing bud·get

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  1. operating budgetnoun

    a budget for current expenses as distinct from financial transactions or permanent improvements


  1. operating budget

    An operating budget is a detailed projection of all the income and expenses expected in the running of a business over a specific period, typically a fiscal year. It typically includes revenue (sales, interest income, other operating income) and expenses (costs of goods sold, salaries, rent, utilities, taxes, advertising, and depreciation). The purpose of an operating budget is to estimate the profitability of the business, provide a financial framework for decision making, and identify potential financial problems before they occur.


  1. Operating budget

    An operating budget is the annual budget of an activity stated in terms of Budget Classification Code, functional/subfunctional categories and cost accounts. It contains estimates of the total value of resources required for the performance of the operation including reimbursable work or services for others. It also includes estimates of workload in terms of total work units identified by cost accounts. In the United States, businesses along with state and local governments divide their budgets into two types: the operating budget and capital budget. The operating budget is used to keep track of maintenance operations, salaries, and interest payments. more information: http://www.plu.edu/~mgtacctg/operational_budgeting.htm

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of operating budget in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of operating budget in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of operating budget in a Sentence

  1. Duncan Hunter:

    The entire operating budget of the US Coast Guard is $9 billion, it's a shoestring budget.

  2. Elvin Steans:

    I flip everything I make. ... I don't have an operating budget.


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