Check Costing Types

In this step you define the technical attributes of costing.

The costing type determines the following:

You enter a date control ID for this.
Here you specify a cost component view. The cost component view specifies what part of the cost components are included in stock valuation, conmmercial inventory valuation and tax inventory valuation. The system generates an itemization For each cost component view. This itemization lists the materials, internal activities, and so forth, that went into the cost estimate.
For example, if semifinished products went into the cost estimate and their costs contain the cost of goods manufactured, sales and administration costs, and so forth, then you can only calculate the material overhead surcharges on the basis of the cost of goods sold for the semifinished product by specifying view 01 (cost of goods manufactured).

Requirements

If you want to define you own transfer control IDs or cost component views, you must already have carried out the following steps:

Standard settings

The standard system provides costing type 18 for sales order costing.

Activities

1. Enter an alphanumerical key and a name for the new costing type.
Numerical keys will be rejected because they are reserved for the standard settings.
2. Assign the costing type to a a date control ID. You can check the date control in the detail screen.
3. Enter a calculation base.
4. Set the appropriate indicators if necessary.