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may i know if profit center or copa is a cost object? if not, then what are they?

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    Posted on Dec 16, 2008 at 06:54 AM

    Hi,

    COPA is a cost object but profit center as the name suggests is not a cost object. If you want to know why profit center is not a cost object then you should read the difference between a cost center and a profit center. Please remember one this when COPA is active in a system COPA always gets the real account assignment. This is true in most of the case.

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    Abhisek

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      Profit Centers are not part of CO, they are part of Enterprice Controlling and therefor cannot be a cost object.

      A profitability Segement is a cost object. It is a unique set of characteristics, which SAP in the background assigns a cost object number to.

      E.g. Cocd 1010, customer 0001, product ABC, division a1 is a profit segment. Say the number is 0001. When any of the characteristics change, say CoCd 1010, customer 0002, product ABC, division a1, then SAP would automatically derive a new Profitability Segment number in the background, and the posting would use that as the cost object.

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