Selling, General, And Administrative (SG&A) Expenses

Dictionary of Business Terms for: Selling, General, And Administrative (SG&A) Expenses
Selling, General, And Administrative (SG&A) Expenses

grouping of expenses reported on a company’s profit and loss statement between cost of goods sold and income deductions. Included are salespersons’ salaries and commissions, advertising and promotion, travel and entertainment, office payroll and expenses, and executives’ salaries. SG&A expenses do not include financing costs or income taxes.

Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms for: Selling, General, And Administrative (SG&A) Expenses
Selling, General, And Administrative (SG&A) Expenses

grouping of expenses reported on a company’s Profit and Loss Statement between cost of goods sold and income deductions. Included are such items as salespersons’ salaries and commissions, advertising and promotion, travel and entertainment, office payroll and expenses, and executives’ salaries. SG&A expenses do not include such items as interest or amortization of intangible asset, which would be listed as income deductions.

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