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    ABC system for Cost-Allocation

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    Give four examples of activities and related cost-allocation bases that can be used in an ABC system to allocate costs to products, services, or customers.

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    Activity Based Costing (ABC) is a modern accounting system which segregates expenses (overheads) based on specific functions and then allocated the cost among individual items based on volume of activity. Under this system the cost of all activities and overhead are traced to a particular product or service rather than spread across all ...

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    Activity Based Costing (ABC) is a modern accounting system which segregates expenses (overheads) based on specific functions and then allocated the cost among individual items based on volume of activity. Under this system the cost of all activities and overhead are traced to a particular product or service rather than spread across all product lines or services. This enables resources and overhead costs to be more accurately assigned to the product and the services that consume them.
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