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Costs that can be traced to a cost object are known as “cost objects.”

These costs are often reported in the form of budgets and reports.

This article will discuss what these types of costs are, how they’re calculated.

 What this information is used for?

Cost objects are presented in the form of budgets and reports.

This article will discuss what these types of costs are, how they’re calculated, and what this information is used for.

The calculation process varies depending on the type of cost object being tracked- which could be a product or service, an event, etc.

But it typically includes dividing resources by time to determine hours spent working.

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After calculating total hours worked per week by staff members involved with that specific project or department activity (or those who work at all).

Management can compare these numbers against their budget expectations to see.

If there’s been any deviation from expectation due to excess spending.

Scarcity issues during certain times of year/seasons.

 

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