In overhead calculation, a distinction is made between
Exact definition of a condition which specifies which amount is to be paid for which service, e.g.:
Identifies the characteristics of a condition.
For example, in pricing, different condition types are used to distinguish between a discount which refers to a net price and a discount which refers to a gross price.
Under the condition type you define the kind of condition (such as interest, dividend or repayment conditions). By assigning condition types to a transaction type, you can ensure that the appropriate structure characteristics are assigned to each product category. Via condition types you also control which structure characteristics are displayed when you create transactions with a certain product type.