Day 9

Operating Expenses

(aka “Below the Line”)

Today’s lesson covers the operating expenses section of the income statement, which is often referred to as “overhead” or “below the line".” After watching the video below, scroll down to the bottom for your homework.

Your Homework

Take a look at the CISCO 2022 10-K (or "annual report") and locate their Income Statement.

  1. What are the 5 categories that make up their total Operating Expense Line (aka their Overhead)?

Scroll down to see answers.

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