sales, general, and administrative expenses

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Sales, General, and Administrative Expenses

Overhead costs to a company. Sales, general, and administrative expenses are usually recurring; they include things like rent, salaries, and money spent on office supplies. They do not generally include one-time costs. They form one of the single largest expenses a company can incur in its operations. These expenses are included in one category on financial statements and are subtracted from revenue when calculating operating income.

sales, general, and administrative expenses (SG&A)

Corporate overhead costs for a period including expenses such as advertising, salaries, and rent. SG&A is found on a corporate income statement as a deduction from revenues in calculating operating income.
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Adjusted selling, general, and administrative expenses are expected to be approximately $345 million inclusive of $25 million of expenses related to one-time integration costs for Two Roads.
This change was primarily due to a $2.9 million increase in research and development expenses partially offset by a $0.2 million decrease in selling, general, and administrative expenses. The increase in research and development expenses were due to $2.9 million of increased Phase 3 trial enrollment and related clinical trial expenses.
The increase in net income was primarily due to the increase in sales, decreased selling, general, and administrative expenses, and increase of other income.