Molly company manufactures both standard and customized electrical control boards for automated manufacturing machinery. The company recently completed installation of a robotic assembly unit. This automated unit completely eliminates direct labor in the production of several types of standard electrical control boards. M
Mattresses-A-Million produces Pillow-Top mattresses. They have been using a volume-based costing system to allocate overhead based on direct labor-hours. The Pillow-Top requires two hours of direct labor. The company has been allocating overhead at the rate of $10 per direct labor-hour. The accounting manager thinks they sho
PART 1 Select an organization with one of the following critera: - A non-profit organization with available financial statements - A for-profit business organization -- you may select any public business by searching GOOGLE Select your organization, give a short description of that organization. PART 2 Identify any act
Identify a product or service in your organization that could use ABC (Activity Based Costing). Then identify at least two activities for ABC and the appropriate cost drivers for those activities. Estimate the application rates for each cost driver. If you cannot identify specific actual amounts, make a reasonable estimate
I need a 3 to 4 page paper describing how Activity Based Costing can benefit companies. You may wish to give an example of a company where activity based costing could be applied. Describe in detail how this company could benefit from Activity based costing.
The following information relates to activities in the mixing departments for June: Beginning WIP, June 1, 100,000 pounds. Cost in beginning WIP inventory were as follows: Materials = $20,000 Labor = 10,000 Overhead = 30,000 Ending WIP, June 30, 50,000 pounds, 100% complete with respect to material costs and 40% complete
4. Tough Thermos, Inc. manufactures two plastic thermos containers. The large container is called the Ice House. The smaller container is called the Cool Chest. The Ice House sells for $35 and the Cool Chest sells for $24. The production costs computed per unit under traditional costing for each model in 2008 were as follows. T
See attachment jobs need help with what is left blank Spirit Cola Corp. produces a new soft drink brand. Sweet spring , using two production departments, mixing and bottling. Spirits beginning balances and data pertinent to the mixing departments activities for 2020 follow: Accounts
Can you please assist? We have three categories of costs: Direct Materials, Direct Labor, and Overhead (variable and fixed). You used estimates for these all three costs. Does it make sense? Using the information of GM, you tried to explain ABC method. However, you did not identify the appropriate cost drivers. Without th
Pyrad Corporation makes ultra-lightweight backpacking tents. Data concerning the company's two product lines appear below: Deluxe Standard Direct materials per unit.................................. $60.00 $45.00 Direct labor per unit.................................. $9.60 $7.20 Direct labor-ho
The Company to be used is General Motors. Time period 2007-2008. Pick a service or product from General Motors that can use Activity Based Costing. What 2 activities can be used for ABC and what are the appropriate cost drivers for them? The application rates for each should be estimated. Include: - Name/Nature of the
City of Joseph Commercial Bank hired consultants to compute the costs of three products: checking accounts, personal loans, and the Gold visa card. The consultant identified the following activities, costs and activity drivers (annual data): Activity: Activity Cost: Activity Driver: Activity Capacity: ATM Servi
Maritime services corporation will soon enter a very competitive marketplace in which it will have limited influence over the price that are charged. Management and consultant are currently working to find-tune the company´s sole services which they hope will generate a 12 percent first-year return (profit) on the firms $27,000
World, Inc. manufactures two models of television sets, the N800 XL model and the N 500 model. Data regarding the two products follow: Direct Labor-hours per unit Annual Production Total Direct Labor-Hours Model N 800 XL 3 3,000 units 9,000 Model N 500 1 12,000 units 12,000 21,000 Additional information about the c
Gourmet Specialty Coffee Company (GSCC) is a distributor and processor of different blends of coffee. The company buys coffee beans from around the world and roasts, blends, and packages them for resale. GSCC currently has 12 different coffees that it offers to gourmet shops in one-pound bags. The major cost is raw materials; ho
Topic: Customer profitability analysis; Activity based costing The following activity based costing information was the basis for the analysis Customer-Related Activity Cost Driver Base Cost Driver Rate Sales activity Sales visit...............................$2,0
I would like to know, based on the additional background information below: A. The allocation rates for each activity in the R&D Department. B. How much cost would be charged during the year to a manufacturing department that had consumed 2,000 hours of market research time, received aid in developing 25 new products, and requ
Process costing: determining equivalent units In March 2006, Martinez Corporation's battery plant had 1,500 units in its beginning work in process inventory. During March, the company added 18,000 units to production. At the end of the month, 6,000 units of product were in process. (each requirement is independent of the
Some firms have a lot of fixed costs and a few variable costs, while other firms are configured the other way around. What effect do you think the existence of a high proportion of fixed costs has on the desirability of using ABC methods?
According to the article, when should target costing be used? What are the benefits of using target costing at that stage? Do you think this approach will work in all situations? Why or why not?
Go to the website of DRM Associates at http://www.npd-solutions.com/target.html. Read the article on target costing. According to the article, when should target costing be used? What are the benefits of using target costing at that stage? Do you think this approach will work in all situations? Why or why not? Please answ
Cost distortions At its manufacturing plant in Duluth, Minnesota, E Electronics Co. manufactures two products, X21 and Y37. For many years, the company has used a simple plantwide manufacturing support cost rate based on direct labor hours. A new plant accountant suggested that the company may be able to assign support costs
AQ #1. Select a product you are familiar with or interested in. What product liability issues arise for that product? What measures can management take to prevent these product liability problems from arising? How can they minimize legal risk involving the product? AQ #2. How do government regulatory agencies and laws impa
A) Calculate the cost per unit for the variable cost. B) Why do you think budget A has high costs and low sales forecasts? C) Why do you think budget B has low costs and high sales forecasts? D) How should the two groups participate to come to a consensus on the budget? What are the advantages of this approach? Ple
Define and explain activity based costing. Also use some real-life examples of how companies implement this management tool. Offer some comparisons and contrasts and pros and cons from different view points on this topic.
The Thornes Cleaning Brigade Company provides housecleaning services to its clients. The company uses an activity-based costing system for its overhead costs. The company has provided the following data from its activity-based costing system. Activity Cost Pool Total Cost Total Activity Cleaning
Germaine Company uses activity-based costing. The company has two products: Regular and Deluxe. The annual production and sales of Regular is 10,000 units and of Deluxe is 4,000 units. There are three activity cost pools, with estimated total cost and expected activity as follows: Estimated Expected Activity
Case Hammond and Jarrett provide tax consulting for estates and trusts. Their job-costing system has a single direct-cost category (professional labor) and a single indirect-cost pool (research support). The indirect-cost pool contains all the costs except direct personnel costs. All budgeted indirect costs are allocated to ind
ABC currently uses traditional costing procedures, applying $410,000 of overhead to products X and Y on the basis of direct labor hours. The firm is considering a shift to activity-based costing and the creation of individual cost pools that will use direct labor hours (DLH), production setups (SU), and number of parts component
* The following information relates to the following three questions. Fowler Industries produces two components, C15 and C19 for their own use. Data regarding these two follow. C15 C19 Machine hours required per unit 20 hrs 25 hrs Standard cost per unit: Direct material $250 $350
What are the limitations of activity-based costing?