Buildertrend requires a generic Cost Code to act as a placeholder for line items when Cost Codes are not yet set up in the program. Buildertrend Flat Rate is the default Cost Code that is used until Cost Codes have been set up.

It it highly recommended to set up Cost Codes in Buildertrend and not use Buildertrend Flat Rate, as using Buildertrend Flat Rate will not provide adequate detail for job costing.

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