Update task Cost Type

The Planned and Actual Cost of the tasks and their Labor Costs are determined by the Cost Type of each task.

You can configure the Cost Type for individual tasks within the project. Each cost type affects the Planned Cost and Actual Cost values.

For information about tracking costs in Adobe Workfront, see Track costs.

Access requirements

You must have the following access to perform the steps in this article:

Adobe Workfront plan*
Adobe Workfront license*
Access level configurations*

Edit access to Projects, Tasks, and Financial Data

Note: If you still don't have access, ask your Workfront administrator if they set additional restrictions in your access level. For information on how a Workfront administrator can modify your access level, see Create or modify custom access levels.

Object permissions

Contribute or higher permissions to a project

Manage permissions to a task

For information on requesting additional access, see Request access to objects.

*To find out what plan, license type, or access you have, contact your Workfront administrator.

Configure the Cost Type of an individual task

  1. Go to the task where you want to configure the Cost Type.

  2. Click Task Details in the left panel, then expand the Finance area.

  3. Double click Cost Type and select the cost type that you want to apply to the task.

    Select from the following options:

    • No Cost
    • Fixed Hourly
    • User Hourly
    • Role Hourly

    For more information about each task cost type, see Track costs.

  4. Click Save Changes .