Below the Line


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Below the Line

1. In accounting, an extraordinary income or expense a company does not incur in its day-to-day operations. Because they are not repeated, below the line items are not considered to increase or decrease the company's profit. See also: Above the line.

2. Advertising in which a company pays a commission based on the success of the campaign. Below the line advertising is most common in direct mail and similar campaigns that rely on a customer's reaction to the advertisement, rather than his/her previous research on the product.

3. A tax deduction one takes on one's adjusted gross income instead of one's gross income.
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1 : a number (as 1/2, 2/3, 17/100) that indicates one or more equal parts of a whole or group and that may be considered as indicating also division of the number above the line by the number below the line
First count the total number of boxes in each garden and place that number in the denominator position (below the line).
Rumsfeld describes as 'below the line.'"--The New York Times