Time and costs

Time and costs functionality allows keeping track of the resources, both in terms of labor and budgets. With OpenProject you can always keep control of the time and costs planned for and spent on the projects.

Create budgets, log time and costs on specific work packages and create time and cost reports based on your needs. Browse through the following sections of this user guide to learn how to do this.

Note that for certain functionalities you may need to activate additional plugins. The Costs plugin allows you creating budgets, assigning work packages to budgets and logging costs for specific work packages. The Reporting plugin enables the creation of time and cost reports.


Learn more about Time and costs


Time tracking, budgets and cost report video tutorial


Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Why can’t I log time on work packages?

Make sure the “Time tracking” module is activated in the project settings.