Tag Archives | Overheads

Overheads: Definition and Collection | Labour

In this article we will discuss about:- 1. Definition of Overheads 2. Meaning of Chargeable Expenses 3. Steps in Accounting of Overheads 4. Classification and Codification of Overheads 5. Collection of Overheads 6. Cost Allocation 7. Allocation and Apportionment of Overheads. Definition of Overheads: CIMA defines Overhead Cost as “the total cost of indirect materials, […]

Absorption of Overheads: Meaning and Methods | Accounting

In this article we will discuss about the meaning and methods of overhead absorption. Meaning of Overhead Absorption: CIMA defines Absorption of Overheads as “the process of absorb, overhead costs allocated or apportioned over a particular cost centre or production department by the units produced”. Absorption of overheads refers to charging of overheads to individual […]

Inclusion of Overheads in Valuation of Stock | Cost Accounting

In this article we will discuss about the arguments for and against inclusion of overheads in valuation of stock. Arguments for Inclusion: 1. Fixed overheads should form a part, of the cost of production as these are incurred during a period in order to manufacture products of that period. 2. Where the fixed costs are […]

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