Direct costs are the ones which are directly related to the goods manufactured or service provided by the entity for ex: raw materials, direct labour etc.
Indirect costs are those which are not directly related to the item produced or service provided but are need to carry on the business, ex: rent, depreciation expense, utility expenses.
If the work place is a gas station,
Direct costs will be purchase of gas from the fuel companies.
Indirect costs will be rent of the gas station, salaries of staion managers, utility expenses.
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