# Calculation Charges

Calculation Charges are used to define percentile or absolute charges to a calculation, such as discounts, freight costs, or mark-up.

## To set up calculation charges

- Choose the icon, enter
**Calculation Charges**, and then choose the related link. - Choose the
**New**action. - In the
**Code**and**Description**fields, enter a unique code and short description for the calculation charge. - In the
**Starting Date**field, enter the date when the price increases and discounts for the calculation will begin. - In the
**Type**field, use the drop-down list to select if the calculation charge is a percentage of cost or an absolute value. - In the
**Rate**field, enter the value of the percentage or absolute value as defined in the**Type**field. - Use the
**Personalize**function to show the**Type of Reference Value**field. - Set the
**Type of Reference Value**field to*Reduced Basic Value*to calculate the correct discount and payment discount in calculations.

The charge is calculated with the basic value if this field is blank or set to*Basic Value*. - Go to the next line and add another calculation charge.

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