INDIRECT COST Definition

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INDIRECT COST is that portion of cost that is indirectly expended in providing a product or service for sale (cannot be traced to a given cost object in an economically feasible manner) and is included in the calculation of COST OF GOODS SOLD, e.g. rent, utilities, equipment maintenance, etc. Opposite of direct cost.

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MISSTATEMENT is a difference between the amount, classification, presentation, or disclosure of a reported financial statement item and the amount, classification, presentation, or disclosure that is required for the item to be in accordance with the applicable financial reporting framework.

DDA, among others, can mean: Disability Discrimination Act (1995, UK), Dividend Disbursing Agent (finance), Demand Deposit Account, Direct Deposit Advance (Wells Fargo), Direct Deposit Advice, Deposit Demand Account, or Design Development Activity.

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