Assessment allocates both primary and secondary costs in the Cost Center Accounting component (CO-OM-CCA) and business process costs in the Activity-Based Costing component (CO-OM-ABC). The following information is passed on to the receivers:
In the cases of:
the R/3 System writes line items per sender and per receiver. You cannot set the R/3 System to limit the recording of line items. The R/3 System reverses and overwrites line items if you repeat period-based allocations within a period. The posting date for actual allocation is always the last day of the calendar month. The posting date for plan allocation is always the first day of the calendar month.
Note that you cannot allocate consumption quantities using assessment. In order to make activity quantity assignments, you must use indirect activity allocation.
For more information, see the R/3 Library under Controlling® Cost Center Accounting for the following topics: Definition of Period-Based Re-postings or Period-Based Allocations Executing Period-Based Re-postings or Period-Based Allocations On-line