The term ‘discounts’ is a broad and varied meaning word when it comes to use in business. It literally has four distinct definitions. Each definition is used within a certain context of business. The first and most dollar expensive use is with original issue discount related to bonds in the market. The second use and most common is as an incentive in business.
Net Present Value
The Federal Government defines a non-exempt employee as a worker that is protected by the minimum wage and/or overtime compensation rules and regulations of the Department of Labor. This equated value is then compared to the initial cash outlay to determine whether the investment will have a positive or a deficiency of cash out and cash in over time.