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Definition of

below-the-line

  • 1. Accounting

    showing profit distribution or sources of bottom line used to describe entries in a company's profit and loss account that show how the profit is distributed, or where the funds to finance the loss originate.

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  • 2. Economics

    showing country's capital transactions in macroeconomics, used to describe a country's capital transactions, as opposed to its above-the-line or revenue transactions.

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  • 3. Marketing

    connected with marketing costs for everything but advertising relating to the proportion of marketing expenditure allocated to activities that are not related to advertising, such as public relations, sales promotion, printing, presentations, sponsorship, and sales force support.

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Definitions of ’below-the-line’ and meaning of ’below-the-line’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’below-the-line’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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