Thursday, August 15, 2013

Babbel Company is a manufacturing firm that uses job-order costing

Babbel Company is a manufacturing firm that uses job-order costing. The company’s inventory balances were as follows at the beginning and end of the year:





Beginning Balance

Ending Balance

Raw materials

$

21,000

$

24,000

Work in process

$

40,000

$

22,000

Finished goods

$

26,000

$

41,000



The company applies overhead to jobs using a predetermined overhead rate based on machine-hours. At the beginning of the year, the company estimated that it would work 38,000 machine-hours and incur $266,000 in manufacturing overhead cost. The following transactions were recorded for the year:



• Raw materials were requisitioned for use in production, $297,000 $(281,000 direct and $16,000 indirect).

• The following employee costs were incurred: direct labor, $389,000; indirect labor, $62,000; and administrative salaries, $176,000.

• Selling costs, $160,000.

• Factory utility costs, $19,000.

• Depreciation for the year was $143,000 of which $137,000 is related to factory operations and $6,000 is related to selling, general, and administrative activities.

• Manufacturing overhead was applied to jobs. The actual level of activity for the year was 34,000 machine- hours.

• Sales for the year totaled $1,283,000.



Required:

a.

Prepare a schedule of cost of goods manufactured in good form. (Input all amounts as positive values. Omit the \"$\" sign in your response.)

b. Was the overhead underapplied or overapplied? By how much? (Input the amount as positive value. Omit the \"$\" sign in your response.)

c. Prepare an income statement for the year in good form. The company closes any underapplied or overapplied overhead to Cost of Goods Sold. (Input all amounts as positive values. Omit the \"$\" sign in your response.)

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