Cost Allocation Base Definition
Cost allocation base can be defined as a factor that is the common denominator for systematically linking a cost or group of costs to a cost object such as a department or an activity. Where cost object is a product, the narrower term cost application base is often used.
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True Tamplin, BSc, CEPF®
True Tamplin is a published author, public speaker, CEO of UpDigital, and founder of Finance Strategists.
True is a Certified Educator in Personal Finance (CEPF®), a member of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing, contributes to his financial education site, Finance Strategists, and has spoken to various financial communities such as the CFA Institute, as well as university students like his Alma mater, Biola University, where he received a bachelor of science in business and data analytics.