general and administrative overhead

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The costs necessary for operations but not directly associated with developing a product or providing a service.

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The general and administrative overhead was really interesting and I wondered what the costs were going to be for me.

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The general and administrative overhead that Susie's business took on was actually greater than the profits she was making, so she had to close shop.

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I had to accept a low bid from a contractor because our general and administrative overhead has become so high there wasn't enough in the till to pay for a higher quality job.

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