Net profitThe 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'.
Not for profitNot for profit
An organization established for charitable, humanitarian, or educational purposes that is exempt from some taxes and in which no one in profits or losses.
Non profit endowmentNon profit endowment
This type of endowment guarantees repayment of the loan. There are no annual or final bonuses and you generally have no chance of a cash surplus on maturity. Essentially, there is no benefit other than life cover which is eaqual to the value of the mortgage you have ttaken out. This is seen as an inefficient method of saving the money to pay back and is therefore rarely recommended as a method of repaying a mortgage.
Revenue minus cost. The amount one makes on a transaction.
Operating profitOperating profit
A company's profit after deducting its operating costs from gross profit.
Net profit marginNet profit margin
Net income divided by sales; the amount of each sales dollar left over after all expenses have been paid.
Further SuggestionsProfit shifting
Excess profits tax
Directly Unproductive Profit-Seeking Activities
profit before tax
Risk adjusted profitability
Accumulated profits tax
Realized profit (or loss)
pre tax profit
profit and loss statement (P&L)
Profit sharing plan