Enter the total company costs ($) and the cost associated with product development and production ($) into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Total Period Cost.

## Total Period Cost Formula

TPC = TCC - PC

Variables:

- TPC is the Total Period Cost ($)
- TCC is the total company costs ($)
- PC is the cost associated with product development and production ($)

To calculate the Total Period Cost, subtract the cost of development and production from the total company costs.

## How to Calculate Total Period Cost?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Total Period Cost.

- First, determine the total company costs ($).
- Next, determine the cost associated with product development and production ($).
- Next, gather the formula from above = TPC = TCC – PC.
- Finally, calculate the Total Period Cost.
- After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

**Example Problem : **

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

total company costs ($) = 80000

cost associated with product development and production ($) = 30000