process costing


process costing
A costing method that uses an organization’s manufacturing *processes to allocate costs to *products. Typically used in the large-scale production of identical items (e.g., in the chemicals industry), process costing uses activity levels in *cost centers to determine cost *absorption.

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  • costing methods — The techniques and procedures used in cost accounting and management accounting to obtain the costs of services, products, processes, and cost centres to provide the information required to undertake performance measures, decision making,… …   Accounting dictionary

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