Budgetary systems and types of budget

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Budget Key Factor – all you need to know

A budget key factor or principal budget factor is described by the CIMA London terminology as: “a factor which will limit the activities of an undertaking and which is taken into account in preparing budgets”. The limiting factor is usually the level of demand for the products or services of the undertaking but it could be a shortage of one … Read the rest

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Duties of budget controller in the organization.

To line up the various functions of the Budget Committee, to bring them together and to co-ordinate their efforts in the matter of preparation of target figures, there should be a person usually designated as the Budget Controller, who can provide ready data relating to all the functions. He is more or less the secretary to the budget committee. The … Read the rest

Budget manual - meaning and content.

Budget manual – meaning and content.

A budget manual is a document that sets outstanding instructions governing the responsibilities of persons and the procedures, forms and records relating to the preparation and use of budgets and it is a booklet containing standing instructions regarding the procedures to be followed and the time schedules to be observed.

The following are some important matters dealt with in the

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plant Utilization Budget – meaning

Plant Utilization Budget is budget  prepared for the estimation of plant capacity to meet the budgeted production during the budgeted period. It is a forecast of plant capacities available for fulfilling production requirements as specified in the production budget. This budget is expressed in working hours or other convenient units.



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5 features of plant Utilization Budget

 Plant Utilization Budget is budget prepared for the estimation of plant capacity to meet the budgeted production during the budgeted period. It is a forecast of plant capacities available for fulfilling production requirements as specified in the production budget. This budget is expressed in working hours or other convenient units.

Followings are the features of Plant Utilization Budget:

  • It will
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Revision question on budgeting and budgetary control (star luggage limited)



Star luggage limited was established in 1990 and produces a variety of suitcases, cabin bags and holdalls for high street stores. The company has an efficient manufacturing facility comprising two production departments, forming and finishing, and two service departments, Stores and Machine Maintenance. While direct product costs are easily established and recorded, overhead costs attributable … Read the rest

Purpose of preparing the budget in the organization.

A budget is the quantitative expression of a plan of action prepared for the entire organization or for the various departments or for various functions involved in the organization.

The following are the purpose of preparing the budget in the organization:

  • To aid the planning of operations by forcing managers to consider how conditions might change and what steps should
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