Entry from British & World English dictionary
An overhead expense: safety equipment is usually regarded as an oncost
More example sentences
- Fixed charges usually known as shop expenditure and establishment expenses or shop oncost and office oncost, are apportioned to the various jobs.
- Jenkinson recommends the use of a work in process account that includes prime costs only, oncost was only added in the sales journal at the time of sale.
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