The companys total fixed expenses include 76500 of common fixed expenses that

# The companys total fixed expenses include 76500 of

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commission on all sales. The company's total fixed expenses include \$76.500 of common fixed expenses that would continue to be incurred even if the Commercial or Residential segments are discontinued, \$64,000 of fixed expenses that would be avoided if the Commercial segment is dropped, and \$42,000 of fixed expenses that would be avoided if the Residential segment is dropped. Required: 1. Do you agree with the intern's decision to use an absorption format for her segmented income statement? 2. Based on a review of the Intern's segmented income statement. a. How much of the
company's common fixed expenses did she allocate to the Commercial and Residential segments? b. Which of the following three allocation bases did she most likely used to allocate common fixed expenses to the Commercial and Residential segments: (a) sales, (b) cost of goods sold, or (c) gross margin? 3. Do you agree with the intern's decision to allocate the common fixed expenses to the Commercial and Residential segments? 4. Redo the intern's segmented income statement using the contribution format 5. Compute the companywide break-even point in dollar sales. 6. Compute the break-even point in dollar sales for the Commercial Division and for the Residential Division. 7. Assume the company decided to pay its sales representatives in the Commercial and Residential Divisions a total monthly salary of \$18,000 and \$36,000, respectively, and to lower its companywide sales commission percentage from 10% to 5%. Calculate the new break-even point in dollar sales for the Commercial Division and the Residential Division. Complete this question by entering your answers in the tabs below. < Prev 5 of 7 Next >

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