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AUTHORIZE / AUTHORIZATION Definition
AUTHORIZE / AUTHORIZATION is to give permission for. For example, a manager authorizes a transaction by signing a voucher authorizing the disbursement.
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CONTINUOUS INVENTORY see PERPETUAL INVENTORY.
FIXED COSTS are operating expenses that are incurred to provide facilities and organization that are kept in readiness to do business without regard to actual volumes of production and sales. Fixed costs remain relatively constant until changed by managerial decision. Within general limits they do not vary with business volume. Examples of fixed costs consist of rent, property taxes, and interest expense.