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This glossary of business definitions contains over 2,000 business terms used in compensation and benefits administration. Continually updated, this specialized business dictionary focuses on definitions of Human Resources terms and business terms.

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Danger Pay
Day Care Centers
Death Benefit Payments
Debits use of Funds
Debt Amounts Owed
Debtor-Creditor Groups
Debts Paid by Employer
Decreasing Term Insurance
Deductible Limit
Deferral Date
Deferral Options
Deferred Annuity
Deferred Benefits
Deferred Bonuses
Deferred Compensation Plan
Deferred Incentives
Deferred Life Annuity
Deferred Premium Arrangement
Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP)
Deficit Reduction Act of 1984 (DEFRA)
Defined Benefit Formula
Defined Benefit Plans
Defined Contribution Formula
Defined Contribution Plans
Dental Care Benefits
Dental Discount Plan
Dental Exclusive Provider Organization (DEPO)
Dental Health Maintenance Organization (DHMO)
Dental Insurance
Dental Maintenance Organization
Dental Plan Organization (DPO)
Dental Point of Service (DPOS)
Dental Preferred Provider Organization (DPPO)
Dental Reimbursement Plan
Department Compa-Ratio
Dependent Care / Dependent Care Assistance
Dependent Care Referral Programs
Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
Dependent Care Spending Account (DCSA)
Dependent Life Insurance
Dependent Variable
Deposit Administration Contract
Deposit Term Insurance
Derivative Security
Determination Letter
Deviated Rate
DHMOs (Dental Health Maintenance Organizations)
Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGS)
Diary / Log
Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT)
Diluted Earnings Per Share (Diluted EPS)
Dilution (Percent)
Dining Facilities
Direct Observation
Direct Pay / Cash Compensation
Direct Response Distribution System
Direct Response Marketing
Direct Seller
Directly and Closely Related Work
Director and Officer (D&O) Liability Insurance
Directors Fees
Directors of Corporations
Disability Benefits
Disability Buy-Out Insurance
Disability Income Insurance
Disability Table
Disability Under ADA
Disabled / Disability
Disabled Life Annuity
Discharge Provision
Disclaimer Statement
Disclosure Requirements
Discontinuity Index
Discount Rate
Discount Stock Option
Discounted Cash Flow
Discounted Restricted Stock Purchase
Discounts on Merchandise and Services
Discrete Data
Discretionary (Informal) Bonus Plan
Discrimination Laws
Discrimination Testing
Disease Management Program
Disparate Treatment
Disqualified Person
Disqualifying Disposition (of an Incentive Stock Option ISO)
Distance Learning Center (DLC)
Distress Termination
Distribution Expenses
Distribution System
Distributive Justice
Distributor / Wholesaler
Divergent Data
Dividend / Dividend Payment
Dividend Accumulations
Dividend Expenses
Dividend for Organization Insurance
Dividend Interest Rate
Dividend Options
Dividend Rate of Mortality
Divisible Surplus
Doctrine of Reasonable Expectations
Dodd-Frank Act
Dollar Value of Taxable Benefits
Domestic Corporation
Domestic Partners
Donor-Advised Funds
Double Declining Balance Depreciation
Double Indemnity
Double Taxation
Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA)
Dread Disease Policy
Drinking Criticism
Drug Abuse
Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988
DSOs (Dental Service Organizations)
Dual Registration
Dual-Choice Provision
Due Diligence Process
Dues and Membership Fees
Duplicate Coverage Inquiry (DCI) Form

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