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BASE AMOUNT Definition
BASE AMOUNT is the fundamental numerical assumption from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained, e.g. base pay.
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STRATEGIC GOAL is the milestone the organization aims to achieve that evolves from the strategic issues. They transform strategic issues into specific performance targets that impact the entire organization. They can be qualitative or quantitative. Dependent upon usage, GOALS are general in nature, while OBJECTIVES are specific, measurable and time-based. In some organizations, the meanings for GOAL and OBJECTIVE are reversed. See GOAL.
BUDGET DEFICIT is usually the difference between government spending and revenue and thus the amount that needs to be borrowed. Definition varies between countries.