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Profit

A company's total revenue less its operating expenses, interest paid, depreciation, and taxes. For example, suppose a widget manufacturer earns $1,000,000 in total revenue. The widgets cost $200,000 to make and his administrative and payroll expenses total $250,000. He also must subtract $50,000 in depreciation on his widget manufacturing equipment and pay $200,000 in taxes. His net income is stated as: $1,000,000 - $200,000 - $250,000 - $50,000 - $200,000 = $300,000.
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net profit

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net profit

the difference between a firm's SALES REVENUE and all COSTS. In accounting terms net profit is the difference between GROSS PROFIT and the costs involved in running a firm (including DEPRECIATION costs and INTEREST charges). In the UK, net profit may be expressed before or after deduction of CORPORATION TAX. See PROFIT, PROFIT-AND-LOSS ACCOUNT.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson

net profit

the difference between a firm's TOTAL REVENUE and all EXPLICIT COSTS. In accounting terms, net profit is the difference between GROSS PROFIT and the costs involved in running a firm. See PROFIT, PROFIT-AND LOSS ACCOUNT.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
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