Non-Cash Charge

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Non-Cash Charge

Any charge to a company that does not result in a cash outlay. Examples of non-cash charges include depreciation and amortization. For example, depreciation reduces the value of an asset but does not require a reduction in the cash on hand. A non-cash charge reduces a company's earnings.
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Add back noncash expenses such as depreciation and amortization, stock compensation expense, bad debt expense, and add back increases (subtract decreases) in deferred taxes.
said yesterday it expects to restate 10 years of previously issued financial statements and record additional noncash expenses of less than $80 million for the years 1996 to 2003.
The company's pro forma net loss -- excluding other noncash expenses, amortization of intangible assets, amortization of stock-based compensation and the extraordinary gain -- to- taled $15.
The Tax Court agreed with the government and said, "Large transportation expenses (including significant noncash expenses such as depreciation) associated with the Lear jet appear to be out of the ordinary and unnecessary in light of the fact that [Kurzet's] timber farm was not producing any current income (due to [his] decision to defer cutting any of the timber).
Note that "deductions that do not require funds," like depreciation, are technically not sources of funds but are noncash expenses.
Under the indirect method, income is adjusted for noncash expenses such as depreciation, depletion, and amortization of operational assets.
With that, earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, LIFO charges, gains and losses from asset disposals and noncash expenses (EBITDA) improved 33.
Behind a strong jump in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, LIFO charges, gains and losses from asset disposals and noncash expenses (EBITDA), Rite Aid Corp.
Approximately $1 million of the reported loss for the first quarter of 2010 resulted from noncash expenses related to "loss on debt extinguishment" and "change in fair value of warrant liability.
million in various noncash expenses, $17 million in net proceeds from
Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, LIFO, gains or losses from asset disposals and noncash expenses (EBITDA) were $165 million, or 4.
The net loss increase was in part due to nonrecurring and noncash expenses.