TD-Cost Allocations - Discussion Topic (Dr. Nesbitt) Cost...

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Discussion Topic (Dr. Nesbitt) Cost Allocations Give some synonymous terms for traceable and non-traceable costs. Traceable costs can be traced directly to a segment or activity of a company. Specific costs that would be very evident should an activity cease to exist. Whereas, non-traceable would not be as evident should the same segment or activity cease. These common costs are not directly relatable to the activity or segment. Is the focus on variable or fixed costs in this module? In this module, we are focusing more on the fixed costs. However, variable costs are discussed throughout the background reading material. The majority of discussion is focused on how shared costs by different divisions of a company have varying effects. Give a name for an expanded contribution margin income statement. An expanded contribution margin income statement is based on behavior and expands the fixed and variable costs to the extent in which is further used for profitability analysis. Discussion questions:
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