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what is sunk cost

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what is sunk cost..

Answer / krishnachaitanyanellore

Sunk cost is the historical cost incurred in the past. This
may not be useful for the decision making process.

Ex: To dispose my machinery I have no use of knowing how
much it is depreciated till now.What I want is just the
current market price.

So,Sunk cost is immaterial.

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what is sunk cost..

Answer / guest

cost which have been incurred but not reversible

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what is sunk cost..

Answer / adnan ishaq

Sunk Cost is irrelevent for decision Making

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what is sunk cost..

Answer / chalapathi rao govada

Sunk cost are those costs which are incurred in the past.
So all historical costs are the examples of sunk cost.

From the decision making purposes all sunk costs are
irrelevent for decision making.

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what is sunk cost..

Answer / piali sinha,btech n.e.h.u

it is a kind of cost ,if made once cannot be incurred .

for eg:when TATA MOTORS had set up the nano plant in west
best bengal .it was welcome by protests by the farmers of
the nearby area since it may pose a threat to their
farmland so atlast they had to shift the nano plant to
gujrat after bearing a huge loss.

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what is sunk cost..

Answer / priyanka

cost which we incurred in past on some asset is known as
sunk cost
because now if we sell that asset we will not get the same
cost so it is considered as sunk cost

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what is sunk cost..

Answer / rajesh

A past, historical cost. They are called sunk because a
past cost cannot be changed and decisions involve only the
present and the future

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what is sunk cost..

Answer / chandu

sunk cost means which cost was incurred , it was not
reversed .Means it is unrecoverable cost.

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what is sunk cost..

Answer / divya sharma

Sunk cost: Cost that result from an expenditure made in the past and can not be changed by present or future decisions.

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what is sunk cost..

Answer / saima nasir chuhdary

cost which have been incurred in past but not
recoverable.

Is This Answer Correct ?    1 Yes 0 No

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