How do 'Costs' work?

Modified on Wed, 15 Jan, 2020 at 9:40 AM

If enabled, the costs feature allows for capturing of expenses and recharge costs associated with respective tickets and inspection lists.  Stakeholders are notified if they are to bear or incur costs.  

Who Will Bear / Incur Cost - who is responsible for paying for the repair of a defect. Select who this is from the Stakeholder selection from the drop-down box.

Cost Centre 

The Cost Centre library can be Edited within the admin section. Users can assign default costs and indicate whether these costs are expenses or re-charge items.

Abortive Visit – e.g. if the contractor was unable to gain access to the property and the cost of this missed appointment is being passed onto the client 

Remedial Works (Expense) – The expense is the cost you will absorb in the first instance (e.g. to remedy damage caused by another subcontractor, you will initially have to pay for this to be completed). 

Remedial Works (Re-Charge) – The cost you are sending to the responsible party. 

Cost Category

The Cost Category labels can be Edited in the admin section. The Cost Category labels enable users to analyse cost category details within the costs report.

Cost Report

The cost report provides detailed analysis and will give the Principal Contractor a Net figure which is the difference between the total recharge amounts and the expense charges.

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