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Describe the differences between process costing and job-order costing.

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Explain the difference between job-order costing and process costing.

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Job order costing: Job order costing is one of the methods of cost accounting under which cost is collected and gathered for each job, work order, or project separately. It is a system by which a factory maintains a separate record of each particular quantity of product that passes through the factory. Job order costing is used when the products produced are significantly different from each other.

Process Costing: Process costing is method of cost accounting in which all the costs that are incurred production process are recorded. Output of one process becomes input for next process. This method is used to apply cot to similar products that are mass-produced in uninterrupted manner...

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