An Introduction to Activity Based Costing


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An Introduction to Activity Based Costing
This paper provides a brief introduction to activity-based costing and its advantages and disadvantages compared to traditional costing methods.
What is Activity Based Costing?
Activity-based costing is a method of management accounting that determines product costs by looking at the cost of activities that go into making the product or service. Kinney and Rainborn explain that activity-based costing “focuses on attaching costs to products and services based on the activities conducted to produce, perform, distribute, and support those...
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