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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 5 Activity-Based Costing and Other Cost Management Tools Quick Check Answers: 1. c 3. a 5. d 7. d 9. a 2. a 4. b 6. c 8. c 10. c Explanations: 2. a. Kitting Boxing Estimated indirect cost of activity $ 5 million $ 10 million Estimated quantity of cost allocation base 800 million parts 20 million cubic feet Cost allocation rate for activity $0.00625 / part $0.50 / cubic foot 3. a. Kitting Boxing Number of parts; number of cubic feet 100 parts 5 cubic feet Cost allocation rate $0.00625 / part $0.50 cubic feet Activity cost per desktop $0.625 $2.50 Chapter 5 Activity-Based Costing and Other Cost Management Tools 23 4. b. Revised kitting cost allocation rate: Estimated indirect cost of kitting ($5 1.5 million) $ 3.5 million Estimated number of parts 400 million Revised cost allocation rate $0.00875 / part Server: 80 parts $0.00875 / part = $0.70 Managerial Accounting Class-Test Edition 24 Short Exercises (5-10 min.) S 5-1 Req. 1 Plant-wide = Estimated total indirect costs allocation rate Estimated total quantity of cost allocation base = $1,000,000 12,500* direct labor hours = $80 per direct labor hour *When calculating plant-wide overhead rates, all direct labor hours incurred in the plant are used. Req. 2 Departmental cost = Estimated total indirect costs of department allocation rate Estimated total quantity of cost allocation base used in department Machining = $600,000 4,000 machine hours = $150 per machine hour Assembly = $400,000 10,000** direct labor hours = $40 per direct labor hour **When calculating the assembly departmental rate, only the direct labor hours incurred in the assembly department are used. Chapter 5 Activity-Based Costing and Other Cost Management Tools 25 (continues S 5-1) (10 min.) S 5-2 Req. 1 Job #501 uses more of the companys resources than Job #500. While both jobs use the same number of direct labor hours in both production departments, Job #501 uses twice as many machine hours (6 MH) as Job #500 (3 MH). Running the machines requires resources, such as utilities, depreciation and repairs and maintenance. The accounting system should show that Job #501 actually costs the company more resources to make than Job #500. Req. 2 Overhead allocation based on single, plant-wide rate: Job #500 Job #501 Total direct labor hours 14 DL hours 14 DL hours Plant-wide allocation rate $80 / DL hour $80 / DL hour Overhead allocation $1,120 $1,120 Managerial Accounting Class-Test Edition 26 (continues) S 5-2 Req. 3 Overhead allocation based on departmental rates: Job #500 Job #501 Machining Department : Departmental allocation rate $150/ MH $150/ MH Machine hours used by Job 3 MH 6 MH Overhead allocation $450 $900 Assembly Department: Departmental allocation rate $40/ DL hr $40/ DL hr DL hours used by Job 12 DL hrs 12 DL hrs Overhead allocation $480 $480 Total overhead allocation $930 $1,380 (from both departments) Req. 4 The single plant-wide overhead rate assigned the same amount...
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