economic surplus

Definitions (3)

1. Excess. also called overage.
2. The extent to which assets exceed liabilities.
3. Profits remaining after subtracting for operating expenses, taxes, interest, and insurance.

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My economic surplus has been precalulated for the next inventory phase. The company should be in order by the end of the last quarter.

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The state of North Dakota has been operating at an economic surplus for years and hopes that taxes from the oil boom will only expand the excess available.

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The United States of American has not seen an economic surplus in many years due to highly expensive operations around the world coupled with historically low tax rates.

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