selling overhead

= selling costs
The expenses incurred by an organization in carrying out its selling activities. These would include salaries of sales personnel, advertising costs, sales commissions, etc.

Accounting dictionary. 2014.

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  • selling overhead — selling costs The expenses incurred by an organization in carrying out its selling activities. These would include salaries of sales personnel, advertising costs, sales commissions, etc …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • selling costs — selling overhead …   Accounting dictionary

  • selling costs — / selɪŋ kɒsts/, selling overhead / selɪŋ ˌəυvəhed/ plural noun the amount of money to be paid for the advertising, reps’ commissions and other expenses involved in selling something …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • selling charges — Overhead charges O ver*head char ges, Overhead expenses O ver*head expenses, etc. (Accounting) Those general charges or expenses in any business which cannot be charged up as belonging exclusively to any particular part of the work or product, as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Overhead charges — O ver*head char ges, Overhead expenses O ver*head expenses, etc. (Accounting) Those general charges or expenses in any business which cannot be charged up as belonging exclusively to any particular part of the work or product, as where different… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Overhead expenses — Overhead charges O ver*head char ges, Overhead expenses O ver*head expenses, etc. (Accounting) Those general charges or expenses in any business which cannot be charged up as belonging exclusively to any particular part of the work or product, as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • overhead — cost An indirect cost of an organization. Overheads are usually classified as manufacturing overheads, administration overheads, selling overheads, distribution overheads, and research and development costs …   Accounting dictionary

  • overhead — cost An indirect cost of an organization. Overheads are usually classified as manufacturing overheads, administration overheads, selling overheads, distribution overheads, and research and development costs …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • Selling, General & Administrative Expense - SG&A — Reported on the income statement, it is the sum of all direct and indirect selling expenses and all general and administrative expenses of a company. Direct selling expenses are expenses that can be directly linked to the sale of a specific unit… …   Investment dictionary

  • overhead — All administrative or executive costs incident to the management, supervision, or conduct of the capital outlay, or business; distinguished from operating charges, or those items that are inseparably connected with the productive end and may be… …   Black's law dictionary

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