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David W. Young • Management Accounting for Managers • Chapter 1
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Problem: Assume we create the two maintenance cost centers suggested above. What might we use as the allocation bases? What additional information would you need to collect as a result? •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••
Answer: We probably still could use the number of pieces of equipment in a receiving cost center, but we now would want to determine which equipment used which maintenance cost center. Thus, the costs of the Special Equipment Maintenance center would be allocated on the basis of the number of mach...
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- Spring '14
- ........., Boston University School of Management, Crimson Press Curriculum Center, Professor of Accounting and Control