are those business costs that usually fluctuate dependent upon manufacturing or sales volume.
Operating expenses that vary with the volume of business. For example, shipping supplies increase as the volume of items sold increases. See also direct cost.
As used in the Income Approach -- Those variable operational costs which remain inconsistent in the operation of an income-producing property. Variable expenses are used in conjunction with an operating income statement, an essential document in the appraisal of residential income-producing properties.
are those business expenses that usually fluctuate dependent upon production or sales volume. Contrast with FIXED EXPENSES.
The expenses that change on a monthly basis. These expenses can include: food, utilities, credit card purchase, etc.
Costs that change in proportion to an activity or use. Examples include food, transportation, clothing, education, medical, and utilities.
Operating expenses that generally vary with the level of occupancy or the extent of services provided.
expenses that vary according to needs and short-term goals
Expenses, which vary depending on the scale of the business. Thus, if the volume of sales increases 2 times, the commission increases 2 times, as well.
Operating costs of a property which are not fixed, which change as a result of certain contingencies, such as percentage occupation of the property, type of use of the property, perhaps even the season of the year (for heating and air conditioning costs).
Expenses influenced by occupancy levels and the quality of professional management. Management skill and knowledge greatly affect the level of these expenses. See also Fixed Expenses.
kinds of spending that can be controlled and typically change from month to month. For example, groceries can be a variable expense. You can choose to buy expensive food, (steak, lobster, lamb chops, or shrimp) or inexpensive food (chicken legs, turkey, hamburger). With variable expenses, you have choices.
Expenses that vary with some activity. For example, sales commissions expense and cost of goods sold will be greater when sales are greater; electricity expense will decrease when machine hours are reduced. To Top
Pertains to a personal cash flow statement. Expenses over which we have some control such as food, clothing and automobile expenses.
Costs or payments that may vary from month to month (for example, grocery bills).
expenses that you can easily change from month to month, such as food and entertainment
Property operating costs that increase with occupancy.
Costs of doing business that vary with the volume of business, such as advertising costs, manufacturing costs and bad debts.