net profit

the remainder after all expenses of an accounting period are deducted from all revenue of the same period. Glossary of Business Terms

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net profit net profit profit1

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   Trading profits after deducting the charges detailed in the profit and loss account such as tax, depreciation, auditors' fees and directors' fees.

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net profit UK US noun [C or U] FINANCE, ACCOUNTING
the money made by a company or part of a company for a particular period after all costs, taxes, etc. have been paid: net profit climbs/falls/rises »

Annual net profit fell 20% in the wake of tough competition.

a net profit of $12m/£78m/€1bn, etc. »

The company posted a net profit of $160m for the first quarter.

the money made from selling something after all costs, taxes, etc. have been paid: »

The ticket agent's profit is calculated as the sum of the net profit from selling tickets and the bonus.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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