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How to allocate cost across periods?

This came from one of my past participants. She was trying to allocate the cost of items across different periods, in her case, across financial years. Manually done, the steps should be: identify the start and end date, apportion the cost for these 2 periods. If the duration cross over more than 2 periods, then those period in between the 2 dates should have a constant periodic (yearly) cost. It looked like a pretty straight forward solution. So I thought ...  more

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