NET RECEIVABLES Definition

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NET RECEIVABLES are a companys accounts receivable (money owed to the company) minus any provisions for bad debts. A firm with a sustainable competitive advantage shows a lower percentage net receivables to gross sales than their competitors, i.e. a firm with a sustainable competitive advantage need not be generous with credit.

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INCOME is the amount of money or its equivalent received during a period of time in exchange for labor or services, from the sale of goods or property, or as profit from financial investments.

TARIFF, usually, a countrys tax on imports. May sometimes refer to the rate of tax; and, is used interchangeably with the term 'duty'.

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