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direct costs

Construction costs that are readily identifiable,such as labor,materials,and construction management fees. Contrast with indirect or soft costs which cover an allocation for overhead plus all expenses spent away from the construction site, such as legal, accounting, permitting, and construction period interest.Sometimes called hard costs.
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The dual forces of having personnel cost be a lower percentage of direct costs and having a higher personnel cost per FTE led to 20 percent higher productivity for the more profitable servicers compared with the average study participant.
For the corresponding nine-month period last year the Company reported revenue of $11,871,474, direct costs of $6,022,309 and a gross profit of $5,849,165.
The practice is to charge special test equipment as a direct cost and general test equipment as indirect.
For the corresponding period last year the Company reported revenue of $3,748,477, direct costs of $1,897,060 and a gross profit of $1,851,417.
This adjustment is currently expected to result in increases in operating revenues and direct costs in the range of approximately $40 million to $60 million for each of the fiscal years ended March 31, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 and 2001, respectively, from previously reported amounts, with no impact on income from operations or net income.
For the corresponding period last year the Company reported revenue of $3,883,414, direct costs of $2,025,624 and a gross profit of $1,857,790.
For the corresponding period last year the Company reported consolidated revenue of $3,943,012, direct costs of $2,022,293 and a gross profit of $1,920,719.
or Pet's Choice; the ability to successfully integrate the two companies and achieve expected operating synergies following the merger; the rate of our laboratory internal growth and animal hospital same-store revenue growth; the level of direct costs and our ability to maintain revenue at a level necessary to maintain expected operating margins; the level of selling, general and administrative costs; the effects of competition; any impairment in the carrying value of our goodwill; the effects of our recent acquisitions and our ability to effectively manage our growth; changes in prevailing interest rates; our ability to service our debt; and general economic conditions.
This RFA will use the NIH R25 award mechanism that limits facilities and administrative (F&A) costs to 8% of direct costs (less equipment).
Direct costs for the quarter were $828,854 compared to $751,248 incurred during the previous fiscal quarter.