Sales Order Items That Carry Costs and Revenues
Item in a sales order on which costs and revenues can be collected.
With a valuated sales order stock, you flag the sales order item as carrying costs and revenues in the following situations:
complex make-to-order environments when you want to analyze the costs of sales-order-based in-house production
When you want to collect and analyze the costs for trading goods (external procurement) on a sales order item
When you want to collect and analyze the costs of a service on a sales order item
When you want to collect the sum of the actual costs incurred for the sales order item on the sales order item (standard cost of goods manufactured of sales plus variances) For detailed information, refer to the sections Valuated Sales Order Stock and Settlement in Product Cost by Order or Period.
When you want to assign special direct costs of sales to the sales document item
When you want to allocate process costs (such as development costs) to the sales order item
When you want to allocate sales overhead through the cost object sales document itemWhen you want to report capitalized funds commitments on the sales order item
In addition to the statistical actual costs, purchase requisition commitments and purchase order commitments can be shown on the sales order item.
If the sales order stock is nonvaluated, you always flag the sales order item as carrying costs and revenues.
You control whether a sales order item carries costs and revenues in Customizing for Product Cost Controlling under Cost Object Controlling
Product Cost by Sales Order
Control of Sales-Order-Related Production
Check Account Assignment Categories.