ABC Company uses a job order cost system

| June 10, 2016

ABC Company uses a job order cost system and applies overhead to production on the basis of direct labor costs. On January 1, 2014, Job No. 50 was the only job in process. The costs incurred prior to January 1 on this job were as follows: direct materials $20,000, direct labor $12,000, and manufacturing overhead $16,000. As of January 1, Job No. 49 had been completed at a cost of $90,000 and was part of finished goods inventory. There was a $15,000 balance in the Raw Materials Inventory account.

During the month of January, ABC Company began production on Jobs 51 and 52, and completed Jobs 50 and 51. Jobs 49 and 50 were sold on account during the month for $122,000 and $158,000, respectively. The following additional events occurred during the month.

1.Purchased additional raw materials of $90,000 on account.

2.Incurred factory labor costs of $70,000. Of this amount $16,000 related to employer payroll taxes.

3.Incurred manufacturing overhead costs as follows: indirect materials $17,000; indirect labor $20,000; depreciation expense on equipment $19,000; and various other manufacturing overhead costs on account $16,000.

4.Assigned direct materials and direct labor to jobs as follows:

Job No.Direct MaterialsDirect Labor

50$10,000$ 5,000

51 39,000 25,000

52 30,000 20,000


All answers will be entered in the Excel Spreadsheet that you will download. The spreadsheet has tabs labeled for the different parts of the problem. Once you have completed the problem, you will upload the spreadsheet to the Unit 6: Assignment #4 Dropbox. You must upload the file before 11:59 pm on Tuesday.

a.Calculate the predetermined overhead rate for 2014, assuming ABC Company estimates total manufacturing overhead costs of $980,000; direct labor costs of $700,000; and direct labor hours of 20,000 for the year.

b.Open job cost sheets for Jobs 50, 51, and 52. Enter the January 1 balances on the job cost sheet for Job No. 50.

c.Prepare the journal entries to record the purchase of raw materials, the factory labor costs incurred, and the manufacturing overhead costs incurred during the month of January.

d.Prepare the journal entries to record the assignment of direct materials, direct labor, and manufacturing overhead costs to production. In assigning manufacturing overhead costs, use the overhead rate calculated in (a). Post all costs to the job cost sheets as necessary.

e.Total the job cost sheets for any job(s) completed during the month. Prepare the journal entry (or entries) to record the completion of any job(s) during the month.

f.Prepare the journal entry (or entries) to record the sale of any job(s) during the month.

g.What is the balance in the Finished Goods Inventory account at the end of the month?

h.What is the amount of over-applied or under-applied overhead?

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