Enable AWS-Generated Cost Allocation Tags

Enabling AWS-Generated Cost Allocation Tags, generates a cost allocation tag containing resource creator information. This is automatically applied to resources that are created, and allows you to view and allocate costs based on who created a resource.

  1. Log in to your Master account as an IAM user with the required permissions, and go to the Billing console: Images/AWSBillTag0.png

  2. Select Cost Allocation Tags from the left menu: Images/AWSBillTag1.png

  3. Click on Activate to enable the tags: Images/AWSBillTag2.png

  4. You will see that it is activated: Images/AWSBillTag3.png