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2. In interest rate futures, the difference between the cost of purchasing an instrument and its yield. See also: Profit, Loss.
3. Fees a firm charges for making a loan. The largest single carrying charge is the interest, but it also includes charges such as an origination fee or an application fee. See also: All-in cost.
Costs incurred in owning property up until completion of a development, as opposed to the actual development expenses themselves.Carrying charges must be capitalized and then amortized, or expensed, over the next 10 years as tax deductions. Examples include interest accrued on development loans,and property taxes.