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Payments made in cash or cash equivalents. Common examples of outlays include employee salaries and coupon payments on bonds. Revenue outlays are those made currently or those that will be made within a year, while capital outlays are those made for periods longer than one year. Outlays are recorded as liabilities on a balance sheet and are also called expenditures.


spending by buyers on PRODUCTS or ASSETS. Expenditure on a particular product or asset is equal to product or asset price times quantity bought, that is, TOTAL REVENUE.

In aggregate terms, expenditure by households, businesses and government (see CONSUMPTION, INVESTMENT, GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE) constitutes the AGGREGATE DEMAND, which (in conjunction with AGGREGATE SUPPLY) determines the level of activity in the economy.

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The comments supplement a position paper that TEI filed with the IRS on March 20, 1996, in response to Notice 96-7, as well as a letter that was sent to Secretary of the Treasury Robert Rubin on November 6, 1996, concerning the treatment of asbestos remediation expenditures.
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to create a customer base through advertising or other expenditures that create customer goodwill) will not be required to capitalize these costs.
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This credit enables developers to recoup up to 20% of their construction expenditures as tax credits at the front end, when the building is placed in service, rather than as depreciation deductions over the life of the building.