LIMITATIONS OF COST ACCOUNTING
Cost Accounting similar to additional branches of accountancy is not an precise science although is an art which was developed throughout theories and accounting observe based on commonsense and reasoning. These practices are active and evolving. Therefore, it requires a uniform process applicable to all the industries crossways.
1. It is costly and as such may not be practical for small businesses.
2. It is based on evaluation.
3. It may not be appropriate to all sorts of industries.
4. Occasionally, the mistakes in financial statements may get reflected in cost accounts.