WRITE-OFF Definition

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WRITE-OFF is to decrease the value of an item, e.g., a tax write-off decreases tax liability, a vehicle involved in an accident can be declared a write-off if the cost to repair is in excess of the value of the vehicle.

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INSURABLE EARNINGS, as it pertains to unemployment insurance, is the total amount of earnings that an insured person has from insurable employment: a. the total of all amounts, whether wholly or partly paid in legal tender, received or enjoyed by the insured person that are paid to the person by the persons employer in respect of that employment, and b. the amount of any gratuities that the insured person is required to declare under tax legislation.

FINANCE LEASE, typically, is a full-payout, non-cancelable agreement, in which the lessee is responsible for maintenance, taxes, and insurance.

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