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How to Define Calculation Basis in SAP

Define Calculation basis

The following training tutorials guides how to define calculation basis in SAP step by step.

IMG Path: – SPRO > IMG > Controlling > Product cost controlling > Product cost planning > Basic settings for material costing > Overhead > cost sheet: components > Define calculation basis.

Enter transaction code SPRO in the SAP command field and enter.


Select SAP reference IMG.

sap reference IMG

Follow the IMG path and double click on define calculation basis

define calculation bases

Click on new entries to define new calculation basis as per business requirements.

calculation base new entries

Update the following fields.

Base: – Enter the four digit alphanumeric key that identifies the calculation base.

Name: – Enter the descriptive name of the base.

calculation base entries

Click on save button to save the entries.

Then block base key (A001-Material) and double click on details.

calculation base entries

Set your controlling area.

set controlling area sap

Click on new entries.

How to Define Calculation Basis entries

Update from cost element element key and to cost element key.

How to Define Calculation Basis in SAP

Click on save button to save the configured entries.

Similarly select wages and update details for the wages.