ch 4 solutions.doc - CHAPTER 4 JOB COSTING 4-1 Define cost pool cost tracing cost allocation and cost-allocation base Cost poola grouping of individual

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CHAPTER 4 JOB COSTING 4-1Define cost pool, cost tracing, cost allocation, and cost-allocation base. 4-2How does a job-costing system differ from a process-costing system? 4-3Why might an advertising agency use job costing for an advertising campaign byPepsiCo, whereas a bank might use process costing to determine the cost of checking accountdeposits? 4-4Describe the seven steps in job costing.The seven steps in job costing are (1) identify the job that is the chosen cost object, (2) identifythe direct costs of the job, (3) select the cost-allocation bases to use for allocating indirect coststo the job, (4) identify the indirect costs associated with each cost-allocation base, (5) computethe rate per unit of each cost-allocation base used to allocate indirect costs to the job, (6)compute the indirect costs allocated to the job, and (7) compute the total cost of the job byadding all direct and indirect costs assigned to the job.4-5Give examples of two cost objects in companies using job costing. 4-6Describe three major source documents used in job-costing systems. 4-1
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