or percentage of the actual cost
(There is an actual cost
to be borne by one or few units)
The harm caused by this practice is that the military and Congress have no way of knowing what the actual cost
of a proposed program will be.
The discrepancy between actual costs
and bills has been termed "waived cost" by the RSB.
However, that high percentage is based upon a mixture of actual costs
, estimated costs, and new reporting programs.
The CHST provides each province with an annual lump sum payment, determined by a complex formula that is unrelated to the actual cost
of the program.
The actual costs
of courthouse construction projects exceeded the estimated costs submitted to Congress at the design and construction phases by an average of 17 percent and 5 percent, respectively, and the reasons for the cost changes were not consistently explained.
Also available to the group is the cost report, which identifies by specific patient actual costs
during the same time period.
The most effective way of achieving these tax benefits is to track and document actual costs
during construction or at the time of acquisition.
Staff who use their car for their employer's business can currently claim tax relief either on the actual costs
they incur or, under a simplified scheme, at mileage rates based on published average costs of motoring, ranging up to 63p per mile.
If they don't do so, they will very likely underestimate their actual costs
, and the more complex their patients' medical needs, the larger the errors will get.
Figure 6, for example, compares the actual costs
of treating pediatric patients in Wetaskiwin Hospital with those of a large tertiary teaching facility for the same RGNS.
However, an internal audit department may not be effective even when the plan is followed or when actual costs
are less than budgeted costs.