Base monthly payment.

The portion of the monthly payment that covers depreciation, any amortized amounts, and rent charges. It is calculated by adding the amount of depreciation, any other amortized amounts, and rent charges and dividing the total by the number of months in the lease. Monthly sales/use taxes and other monthly fees are added to this base monthly payment to determine the total monthly payment.

Broker (arranger).

An entity that arranges for the sale or lease of vehicles through another party.

Business lease. A lease of personal property to (1) an individual to be used primarily for business, commercial, or agricultural purposes or (2) an organization, such as a partnership, corporation, or government agency. The Consumer Leasing Act and Regulation M do not apply to business leases.