G & A expense


G & A expense
A shorthand expression used by many bankers to refer to general and administrative expenses. These are a subgrouping of a firm's operating expenses. In most banks, the term refers to all operating expenses excluding interest, depreciation, and amortization. American Banker Glossary

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