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German term or phrase:Kommunikationspauschale
English translation:communication allowance
Entered by: greville
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17:28 Jan 9, 2008
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Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general)
German term or phrase: Kommunikationspauschale
The following is an extract from a due diligence report in which the term appears. Many thanks for your help.

In diesem Vertrag verpflichtete sich XXX, umfangreiche Service-Leistungen fur das Flugzeug zu erbringen, z.B. Flugplanung, Einkauf von Treibstoff, Einholung von Lande- und Uberflugerlaubnissen, Abschluss einer Versicherung, Koordination der Abfertigung der Passagiere, der Crew und des Gepacks und damit verbundene Leistungen sowie umfassende Kostenkontrolle. Als Gegenleistung erhalt XX ein monatliches Entgelt in Hohe von 6.500,00 USD zuzuglich einer in Hohe von 300,00 USD, eine Vorauszahlung in Hohe von 200.000,00 USD fur die im Rahmen der Erfullung der Service- Leistungen bei Jet anfallenden Kosten sowie die jahrlichen Versicherungspramien im Voraus. Alle Vergunstigungen, die XXX im Rahmen des Einkaufs von Treibstoff von Drittanbietern erhalt, sind an den Kunden weiterzureichen.
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communication allowance
This might work. Communication allowance refers to the amount of $ allotted for the cost of communication, ie. cell phone, etc.
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communication allowance

This might work. Communication allowance refers to the amount of $ allotted for the cost of communication, ie. cell phone, etc.

Example sentence(s):
  • These monetary contributions are referred to as Communication Allowances, which shall be comprised of two components:

    Reference: http://www.tarleton.edu/~policy/259908t1.htm
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Teresa Reinhardt
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agree  Ken Cox: i.e. a fixed-rate or blanket allowance (regardless of his actual communication expenses) -- the opposite would be submitting expense claims
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agree  Paul Cohen: I would add an "S": communications allowance (telecommunications, etc.)
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