AVOIDABLE COST Definition

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AVOIDABLE COST is the amount of expense that would not occur if a particular decision were to be implemented (e.g., if an employee is laid off at a company that is self-insured for unemployment compensation, the avoidable cost is total direct salary less payments for unemployment benefits plus savings in employee benefits).

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AMS see AUTOMATED MANIFEST SYSTEM.

IDENTIFIABLE ASSETS and LIABILITIES are those assets and liabilities of a business that can be disposed of without disposing of the entire business. It includes both tangible and intangible assets.

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