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Creating a budget for Mama Italiano Sauce

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Mama Italiano Sauce is in the process of preparing a production cost budget for May. The actual costs in April were:

Mama Italian Sauce

Production Cost Budget

April 2008

Production - Jars of sauce


Ingredient cost (variable)


Labor cost (variable)


Rent (fixed)


Depreciation (fixed)


Other (fixed)




Using this information, prepare a budget for May stating the total amount for the May budget. Assume the budget will increase to 25,500 jars of sauce reflecting anticipated sales increase related to a new marketing campaign

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To determine the variable costs for May, divide Ingredient Cost and Labor Cost by 20,000 and multiply by ...

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This solution shows how to prepare a budget for a firm that expects its sales to increase next month because of a new marketing campaign.