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Cost Accounting by V. Rajasekaran, R. Lalitha

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5

Administration Selling and Distribution Overheads

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After studying this chapter you should be able to:

  1. Understand the concept of administration expenses.

  2. Know the features of administrative overheads.

  3. Determine administrative expenses and quote prices.

  4. Know how to control administration expenses.

  5. Understanding the meaning of selling and distribution overheads.

  6. Apply the stages involved in accounting process of ascertaining selling and distribution overheads.

  7. Distinguish between production overhead and selling and distribution overhead.

  8. Explain certain important key terms.

Administration expenses (overheads) have no direct relationship with existing production activities. Also they bear a remote relationship to the ...

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