Principles of managerial accounting

Q1: Custom Metal Works Products uses a Job-order costing system. Overhead costs applied to jobs on the basis of machine hours, at the beginning of the year, management estimated that 85,000 machine-hours would be required for the periods estimated level of production. The company also estimated $106,250 of fixed manufacturing overhead expenses for the coming period and variable manufacturing overhead of $0.75 per machine hour. Required: 1. Compute the companys predermined overhead rate. 2. Assume that during the year the company actually works only 80,000 machine-hours and incurs the following costs in the manufacturing overhead and work in process accounts: Copy the data in the T-accounts above onto your answer and compute the amount of the overhead cost that would be applied to Work in Process for the year, and make the entry in your T-accounts. 3. Compute the amount of underapplied or overapplied overhead for the year, and show the balance in your Manufacturing overhead T-account. Prepare a journal entry to close out the balance in this account to cost of goods sold. 4. Explain why the manufacturing overhead was underapplied or overapplied for the year Click Order now to have a similar paper completed for you by our team of Experts.

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