Cost allocation is part of the process of determining overhead . If this leads to an object being debited with actual costs, another object must be credited at the same time. This can be either a cost center or an order . Such postings are recorded under a secondary cost element of cost element category 41 in the SAP System.
In the credit, you also define what percentage of the overhead is allocated as fixed costs. If you enter "*", the fixed portion of the costs is determined via the specification in the relevant calculation base.
To define a credit, proceed as follows: