Cost accounting, Accounting Basics


DEFINITION:  as said by the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants (ICWA), London, Cost accounting is " the method of accounting for costs from the point at which spending is incurred or committed to the concern of its final relationship with cost units and cost centers .In its widest practice it embraces the research of statistical data, the request of cost control methods and the ascertainment of the productivity of activities planned  or carried out ."

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