Distribution

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1. Tax.

For tax purposes, a distribution is an amount that is paid out of profits, rather than being a tax-deductible expense associated with earning profits.

Examples of distributions for tax purposes include ordinary dividends.

Distributions are not allowable expenses for the purposes of corporation tax calculations.


2. Operations.

Distribution includes the warehousing and transport of goods, and related activities.


3. Statistics.

A pattern of outcomes observed in the past, expected in the future, or both.


4. Funds.

A payment out of a fund.


5. Information.

The publishing of information.


6. Sustainability - renewables - electricity.

Electricity distribution is the lower voltage, shorter distance process and system of getting electricity through a relatively local network to retail and commercial consumers.

Linked with - but contrasted with - transmission, which is the high voltage, longer distance part of the system, from generators to distribution networks.


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