Allocation of service department costs, Cost Accounting

Allocation of Service Department Costs

Allocation of Service Department Costs to Production departments ,Service departments are those departments that provide support to production departments however do not engage directly in the production of the products as an example of the maintenance department, accounting department, and the legal department. Service departments give services to each other and at the similar time to the production department. These methods of allocating service costs involve:

1. Reciprocal Method

2. Step-wise Method

3. Direct Allocation Method

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