Classifying costs: product or G, S, & A/asset or expense.

Required Use the following format to classify each cost as a product cost or a general, selling, and administrative (G, S, & A) cost. Also indicate whether the cost would be recorded as an asset or an expense. The first item is shown as an example.

Cost Category

Research and development costs

Cost to set up manufacturing facility

Utilities used in factory

Cars for sales staff

Distributions to stockholders

General office supplies

Raw materials used in the manufacturing process

Cost to rent office equipment

Wages of production workers

Advertising costs

Promotion costs Production supplies

Depreciation on administrative building

Depreciation on manufacturing equipment