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This report provides comprehensive information about total overhead expenses and the expenses in each cost center, according to distribution rules. Use the report to get a clear picture of overhead expenses posted by specific transactions and the distributed amounts in each cost center.

Authorization is required for viewing this report. The report excludes confidential G/L accounts for users who are set as No Authorization for Access to Confidential Accounts.

Use this window to specify selection criteria for the distribution report.

To open the window, choose   Financials   Cost Accounting   Distribution Report  .

After defining the report, you can view it in the Distribution Report window (see Distribution Report Window).

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This topic documents fields and other elements in this window that either are not self-explanatory or require additional information.

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Selection Criteria

From the dropdown list, select a dimension to view its related distribution rules.

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Only active dimensions appear in the dropdown list.

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This field appears only when you selected the Use Multidimensions checkbox on the Cost Accounting tab of the General Settings window under   Administration   System Initialization   General Settings  .

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Distr. Rule From...To...

If required, specify a range of distribution rules to include in the report.

Posting Date / Due Date / Document Date From...To...

If required, specify ranges of posting dates, due dates, or document dates to include specific postings in the report.


Select the budget scenario that you want to display in the report.

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Only valid budget scenarios in the selected date range appear in the dropdown list.

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Display LC / SC / LC and SC

Select to display the report in local currency, system currency, or both local currency and system currency.

Hide Cost Centers with No Values

If required, select to hide cost centers with no values in the report.

Exclude Closing Balance JEs

Select the checkbox to exclude journal entries created by the period-end closing function. It is deselected by default.