“complete the following activities (A and B) in good form. Use excel or word only. Provide all supporting calculations to show how you arrived at your numbers
Application of Job Order Costing
Scanlon Company has a job-order costing system and applies manufacturing overhead cost to products
on the basis of machine-hours. The following estimates were used in preparing the
predetermined overhead rate for the most recent year:
Machine-hours …………………………. 95,000
Manufacturing overhead cost …….. $1,710,000
During the most recent year, a severe recession in the company€™s industry caused a
buildup of inventory in the company€™s warehouses. The company€™s cost records revealed
the following actual cost and operating data for the year:
Machine-hours ………………………………………………………………….. 75,000
Manufacturing overhead cost ……………………………………………… $1,687,500
Amount of applied overhead in inventories at year-end:
Work in process ……………………………………………………………… $337,500
Finished goods ……………………………………………………………….. $253,125
Amount of applied overhead in cost of goods sold ……………… $759,375
Required:
A. Compute the company’s predetermined overhead rate for the year and the amount of
underapplied or overapplied overhead for the year.
B. Determine the difference between net operating income for the year if the underapplied or
overapplied overhead is allocated to the appropriate accounts rather than closed directly to
Cost of Goods Sold.