SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
The SBDC is a university-based center for the delivery of joint government, academic, and private sector services
for the benefit of small business and the national welfare. It is committed to the development and productivity of
business and the economy in specific geographical regions.
Turnover is the number of times that an average inventory of goods is sold during a fiscal year or some designated
period. Care must be taken to ensure that the average inventory and net sales are both reduced to the same
denominator; that is, divide inventory at cost into sales at cost or divide inventory at selling price into sales
at selling price. Do not mix cost price with selling price. The turnover, when accurately computed, is one measure
of the efficiency of a business.
The amount of orders for goods and services outstanding for which the liability has not yet accrued. For practical
purposes, represents obligations incurred for which goods have not been delivered or services not
UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICE
Action by either the employer or union which violates the provisions of EO 11491 as amended.
UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE
Codification of uniform laws concerning commercial transactions. In SBA parlance, generally refers to a uniform
method of recording and enforcing a security interest or charge upon existing or to be acquired personal
Interest which exceeds the legal rate charged to a borrower for the use of money.
Money used to support new or unusual commercial undertakings; equity, risk, or speculative capital. This funding is
provided to new or existing firms that exhibit above-average growth rates, a significant potential for market
expansion, and the need for additional financing for business maintenance or expansion.
A state-mandated form of insurance covering workers injured in job-related accidents. In some states the state is
the insurer; in other states insurance must be acquired from commercial insurance firms. Insurance rates are based
on a number of factors, including salaries, firm history, and risk of occupation.