|Definition||Ongoing costs of business.|
|Examples||AdvertisingMaintenance Office SuppliesBusiness TravelUtilitiesInsuranceVehicle Expenses|
|Related Topics||CapexMatching Principle|
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What is Opex?
John Spacey, updated on August 14, 2017
An operating expense, or opex, is an ongoing cost of business such as sales, administration and maintenance. For tax purposes, opex can typically be deducted in the period in which it is used unlike capex that must be capitalized.
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