Set Up Initial Item Costs

When you set up Business Central in your organization.

On the Before Start Item Cost page, you can enter information about inventory items, such as component costs, routing costs, and overhead costs.

To set up initial item costs

  1. Choose the Search for Page or Report icon, enter Before Start Item Cost, and then choose the related link.
  2. Choose the New action.
  3. Enter information into the required fields. This includes the Starting Date, Purchase Quantity, Purchase Amount, Production Quantity, and Production Amount fields.
  4. Choose the OK button.

The entries in this page will be used to calculate the average year cost. For more information, see Item Cost History List and Calculate End Year Costs.

See Also

Fiscal Inventory Valuation
Set Up Fiscal Inventory Valuation