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Book profit

The cumulative book income plus any gain or loss on disposition of assets.



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Gross profit

Gross profit

The difference between (i) turnover and (ii) the cost of making a product or providing a service, before taking into account overheads, salaries and wages, and interest payments.The logical step after calculating gross profit is to go on to calculate the gross profit margin, which is the gross profit as a percentage of turnover.Example: a company has turnover of £10m and the cost of providing its service is £5mits gross profit is £5mits gross profit margin is £5m / £10m x 100 = 50%


Accumulated profits tax

Accumulated profits tax

A tax on earnings kept in a firm to prevent the higher personal income tax rate that would obtain if profits were paid out as dividends to the owners.


Net profit after tax

Net profit after tax

The net profits of a company after taxation. This is the 'bottom line' that you often hear about. Dividends are paid out of net profits after tax, and the amount that isn't paid out is the retained profit.


Profit margin

Profit margin

Indicator of profitability. The ratio of earnings available to stockholders to net sales. Determined by dividing net income by revenue for the same 12-month period. Result is shown as a percentage. Also known as net profit margin.


Net profit

Net profit

The gross profit of a company (total turnover of products sold less costs to purchase or manufacture) less all other expenses. When net profit figures are quoted, the author usually makes it clear whether the figure is before or after tax. In company accounts, the word 'net' is often dropped, so that you simply have 'Profit before tax' and Profit after tax'.


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