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Create controlling area

In this IMG activity you use the

controlling area control indicators to activate Cost Center Accounting (CO-CCA).

You use control indicators to activate or deactivate certain cost accounting functions by fiscal year.

The control indicators are valid as of the selected fiscal year, up to the fiscal year in which you maintain new indicators.


You have completed the IMG activity Maintain Controlling Areas located in the General Controlling section of the IMG under Organization.

Standard Settings

The standard SAP System includes controlling area 0001, to which company code 0001 is assigned.


1. Choose the controlling area in which you want to use CCA.
2. Choose Activate components/control indicators.
3. Activate CO-CCA.

Notes on transport

To transport controlling area settings, a separate function is available in Customizing under Controlling -> General Controlling .