Amazon Web Services Billing The detailed billing reports of the Amazon Web Services Billing application allow you to monitor costs and visualize your AWS spending. Prerequisites Role required: Users with the aws_admin role can configure, execute and view billing reports. Users with the aws_user role can only view reports. AWS Billing offers a set of billing reports on your AWS usage based on hourly usage. You can view charts of the data on the Cost reports page. The report details list tags associated with the resources. You can categorize VMs by tagging the instances. Note: To receive the reports, you must have an Amazon S3 bucket available in your AWS account. Configure a schedule to download AWS billing dataScheduled jobs fetch the data that the system uses to generate Amazon S3 billing reports.