CONTRIBUTION MARGIN PER UNIT Definition

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CONTRIBUTION MARGIN PER UNIT, also known as dollar contribution margin per unit, is the selling price per unit minus the variable cost per unit. The "contribution" represents that portion of sales revenue that is not consumed by variable cost, thereby contributing to the coverage of fixed cost.

 

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TRADING CONCERN is an entity that derives its products for sale, thereby revenue, through purchasing products for sale from other producers / manufacturers for resale to their customer base.

ECONOMIC ENTITY accounting concept that provides context or 'point of view' for the economic events (i.e., transactions) captured by the financial statements. In short, it answers the questions, 'Whose asset is it?'; 'Whose liability is it?'

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