Standard costing, Cost Accounting


STANDARD COSTING is a method, which uses standards for costs and revenues for the idea of control by variance analysis. It can be used either through operations or processes or with exact order type of cost accounting system.

A STANDARD COST is described as 'a pre-determined calculation of how much costs should be under exact working situations. It is built up from the assessment of the value of cost elements and associated technical qualifications and specifications of materials, labour and other costs to the prices and / or wage rates expected to apply throughout the period in which the standard cost is intended to be used.

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